SALINE COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A man from Carmi, Illinois was injured in a collision involving a deer north of Eldorado on US 45.
Illinois State Police offiicals said it happened on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 12:40 a.m.
John P. McKay, 40, was headed north on a Blue Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
Police said a deer walked onto the road and McKay was unable to avoid hitting the animal.
The motorcycle overturned and threw McKay from his seat.
He was not wearing a helmet.
McKay was taken to an Indiana hospital for treatment.
District 19 Troopers were assisted by Eldorado Police Department.