(Skateboarder + 40 mph) x deer = a formula for disaster.

A skateboarder is out with a group of friends, picking up speed as they zoom down an empty road. Empty of cars, that is. Unfortunately for the skateboarder, a deer picks just the wrong moment to dart across the road, slamming into the hapless fellow, who wipes out at 40 mph, almost taking out a pedestrian at the same time.

Check out the video to see for yourself.

Ouch. That looked painful. Have you had any unpleasant run-ins with deer or other animals crossing the road? Tell us about it in the comments section below.