CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Deer vs. Jonesboro police cruiser - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Deer vs. Jonesboro police cruiser

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

A Jonesboro Police Department cruiser is in the shop after a deer struck it over the weekend. The collision happened on on North Church Street.

The cruiser's dash cam rolled as the big buck ran into the road leaving the officer no time to react.

Sgt. George Martin with JPD said it's best to watch your speed at night this time of year. Also if you see one deer, know that more are likely close behind.

"If you try to swerve, a lot of times that's where we see our bad wrecks where they'll swerve to try and avoid it at a high rate of speed," Martin said.

This incident is one of several reported from around the area.

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