A man driving a sport utility vehicle was injured early Thursday when he tried to avoid a deer and crashed into a tree in Coram, Suffolk County police said.
Information on the identity of the man was not immediately available, a police spokeswoman said.
Police said they were called to the scene of the crash at about 12:05 a.m.
“A man was driving an SUV southbound on Route 112 near Towne Woods Road when he swerved to avoid a deer and crashed the vehicle into a tree,” police said in an emailed statement.
Police said the man was taken to Stony Brook University Hospital for treatment of “minor” injuries.