Truck Strikes Tree to Avoid Deer

There was a traffic crash that occurred in Cape Girardeau on Thursday night. The crash occurred at 10:00.p.m.  east of Cape Rock Drive near old Route Z. The crash was a solo car crash involving a 2008 Dodge Ram. The driver of the pickup was injured in the crash. The victim was identified as28 year-old Brandon W. Bierscaw. The crash happened when the driver swerved out of the roadway to avoid hitting a deer. The pickup then ran off the road and hit a tree. The victim sustained minor injuries and was transferred to Southeast Hospital for treatment.

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