Moberly Man With Serious Injuries After Trying to Avoid Deer In The Road

A Moberly man has serious injuries after trying to avoid a deer in the road last (Monday) night.

The Missouri Highway Patrol reports it happened on US 63 Northbound at Clark.

22 year old Christopher D. Coats swerved trying to avoid a deer in the road, and crossing the southbound lanes hitting a post and overturning multiple times.

Coats was taken to the University Hospital.