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Three sent to hospital after moose is struck by three vehicles

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Three people were taken to hospital after a moose was struck by three separate vehicles on the Outer Ring Road on Monday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the highway at about 7:15 p.m.. The driver of a pickup truck traveling east between Allandale Road and Portugal Cove Road struck and killed a moose that was crossing the highway. The vehicle suffered moderate damage. The truck’s occupants were not injured.

The moose was then struck by two following vehicles, one of which came to rest in the oncoming lanes of the highway after crossing the median. Paramedics assessed the occupants of all vehicles, taking three to hospital with injuries not believed to be serious.

Traffic was reduced to one lane in each direction as emergency crews worked, and as the deceased animal and damaged vehicles were removed from the scene. Roads were wet in heavy drizzle at the time of the incident.

The scene on the Outer Ring Road following an incident that saw a moose struck by three separate vehicles.

Moose-vehicle collision sends two to hospital, kills moose

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A moose was killed after being struck by an SUV Wednesday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the scene of the collision, which occurred in the eastbound lanes of the Outer Ring Road, at about 7:30 p.m.. The driver of an SUV was unable to avoid the animal, which wandered onto the roadway between Allandale Road and Portugal Cove Road.

The force of the collision killed the animal and caused considerable damage to the vehicle. Two occupants of the SUV were assessed at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital with what were believed to be minor injuries.

Debris from the crash was strewn along the roadway, prompting police to close one lane for some time as the scene was cleared and the animal removed.

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