A mother and son from Adair County were transported to the hospital following a collision with at least two deer on Sano Road early Thursday morning.
According to the Adair County Sheriff’s Office, 47-year-old Kimberly Curry and her juvenile son were traveling on Highway 1729 in the Sano community when multiple deer crossed in front of the car. The sheriff’s office said Curry’s vehicle struck at least two of the deer.
Both Curry and her son were treated on scene by Adair County EMS and transported to TJ Health Columbia.
The Adair County Fire Department assisted at the scene.
October through December is the peak season for collisions involving deer, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, with the majority of deer-related accidents happening in these three months.
Drivers are reminded to be aware of deer when traveling, particularly at dawn and dusk when deer are most active.