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Three people injured after motorcycle collides with deer in Clark County

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Posted on August 30, 2020

WASHOUGAL, WA – A woman was critically injured and two others received minor wounds in a motorcycle accident Sunday morning near the Washougal River State Park in Clark County, according to KOMO News.

The accident happened on Northeast Vernon Road, near the Washougal River, at around 11:25 a.m. as a group of about 8 motorcycles traveled down the rural Clark County road.

A motorcycle carrying Jason Doody and his wife, Jennifer Doody, was leading the group. A deer crossed into their path, causing a collision that killed the animal and threw the couple from their bike. The motorcycle behind the Doodys also crashed as a result.

Jennifer Doody suffered critical, life-threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Jason Doody received minor wounds in the collision but refused medical treatment at the scene.

The driver of the second motorcycle also was minorly injured in the crash.

The accident remains under investigation at this time.

This is one in a series of reports provided by Caffee Law as a service to inform our Seattle neighbors about traffic news and accidents in the area. Many of these accidents are preventable, and we hope that by reporting on such events, we will reduce the frequency of similar incidents. However, if you or someone you know has been injured in a similar situation, contact the Seattle motorcycle accident injury attorneys of Jeffrey R. Caffee today for a consultation. You may be able to receive compensation for lost wages, medical bills, and other expenses.