SAN ANTONIO -

A deer is blamed for a crash where a man broke his leg late Tuesday night.

According to San Antonio police, a woman was driving in the 400 block of West Bitters around 11 p.m. with her boyfriend following on a scooter.

She told police they both slammed their brakes when a deer darted into the road.

The boyfriend lost control of the scooter and crashed. Police said the scooter landed on top of him.

The girlfriend was not injured and the man was taken to the hospital.