Rider breaks leg after hitting deer on highway

Craig Warhurst

AN injured deer is on the loose in Brisbane's southside after it ran onto the Centenary Motorway and was hit by a motorcyclist on Thursday night.

The Queensland Ambulance Service said the rider was in a stable condition after suffering leg and elbow injuries in the crash on the Centenary Motorway at Mount Ommaney.

Police said a deer had a broken leg and not yet been captured following the accident, which occurred just before 8pm.

A spokesman said the animal was seen running near the large roundabout which connects Dandenong Road and Glen Ross Road.

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