Three people were injured, one seriously, while marching in a Black Lives Matter protest in New Jersey on Friday when a deer bolted into the crowd of demonstrators, according to officials.
The South Brunswick Police Department said on Twitter the incident happened during Friday’s “March for Justice,” which began around 5 p.m. at South Brunswick High School.
As demonstrators marched along County Route 533, a deer ran from the high school property into the marchers, according to police.
A woman, 69, was transported to an area hospital after receiving a “serious head injury.”. On Friday night, she was listed in intensive care but her condition “improved” as of Saturday, according to police
Two other people who were injured when the deer ran into the crowd were treated at the scene. Officers working with the event provided medical aid until emergency medical services arrived.