Deer/Auto Accidents

The white tailed deer are a wonderful resource whose populations have reached troublesome proportions. As a result, fully one third of all automobile accident involve deer. The areas of Two Lights, Bowery Beach, Shore and Sawyer roads are particularly susceptible to car/deer accidents. From September to January, motorists should be very vigilant during nighttime travel for deer that can appear in the roadway without warning.

Another tip ... if a deer crosses your path be ready for the second or third to follow!

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  • Cape Elizabeth Public Safety
  • Phone:
    207-767-3323 (non-emergency)
  • Fax:
  • Mailing Address:
    PO Box 6260
    Cape Elizabeth, ME
  • Business Hours: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. seven days a week
  • Location:
    Public Safety Building, 325 Ocean House Road - Directions