Oakland police car hits deer


The incident was reported at about 4:15 a.m. just west of Seminary Avenue on Highway 580, according to CHP Officer Peter Van Eckhardt.

The officers were driving from Santa Rita Jail when their vehicle struck a large deer in the roadway, Van Eckhardt said.

The vehicle's airbags deployed upon impact, and although the police vehicle was damaged, both officers escaped without injury, according to Van Eckhardt.

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