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Coronavirus in Yorkshire: Latest updates

Coronavirus in Yorkshire: Latest updates

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Drivers in North Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care after several deer and other wild animals were hit by vehicles over the past few days, causing them “great suffering”.

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Officers were called just after midnight on Saturday to Hull Road at Grimston Bar, near York, where a deer had been hit by a vehicle, leaving it with broken legs.

The previous day, officers came across a deer at the side of the road at Burton Salmon, near Selby, which had also suffered broken legs.

In a three-day period during the week before, four other deer were found injured and “clearly suffering” in Hambleton, Ryedale, Harrogate and Selby.

In all these cases, the animals’ injuries were so severe they were “not survivable”, the force adds.

A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: “It’s possible wildlife has become used to quieter roads due to coronavirus restrictions. As traffic increases, please take extra care.

“The highest risk times are from sunset to midnight, and the hours just before and after sunrise. Collisions also tend to peak around this time of year, as deer travel in search of new territories.”

Anyone who sees an injured animal in the road is asked to pull over at the next safe place and call the police on 101 – or on 999 if the situation means lives could be at risk.

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