moose-vehicle collision

Moose injured, put down, following a collision on Thorburn Road

A collision with a moose caused minor damage to an SUV on Wednesday evening, however the moose had to be put down.

Emergency crews were called to a stretch of Thorburn Road, just west of the Team Gushue Highway overpass, shortly after 6:00 p.m.. The driver of an eastbound SUV had struck a moose, causing minor damage to the vehicle. No one was injured in the collision. The injured animal remained partially under the SUV for some time, forcing a closure of the road.

A wildlife conservation officer arrived on the scene and humanely put the moose down. The animal was removed for disposal and after the road was cleaned it reopened to traffic, roughly an hour after the collision occurred.

Moose killed following collision; no serious injuries reported

A moose was killed after being struck by at least two vehicles on Route 2 late Monday evening.

Emergency crews responded to the collision, close to Fowler’s Road, at about 9:30 p.m.. A moose was struck by an eastbound vehicle, causing significant damage to the car. The animal was then struck by a second vehicle, which caused moderate damage. The driver of a third car drove into the centre median, reportedly trying to avoid a collision themselves.

All occupants were assessed by paramedics at the scene. At least one person was taken to hospital, their injuries believed to be minor. The moose was killed.

Traffic was slowed in both directions as the scene was cleared.

Moose-vehicle collision on TCH sends one to hospital

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One person was taken to hospital following a moose-vehicle collision on the Trans-Canada Highway late Sunday afternoon.

Emergency crews responded to the westbound lanes of the highway, just past the Foxtrap weigh scales, at about 4:45 p.m.. The driver of a sedan traveling west struck the animal and lost control of the car. The vehicle left the road and traveled down an embankment, coming to rest near a rock wall. The car suffered extensive damage.

The driver of the car was assessed at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital with what were believed to be minor injuries. The moose was killed by the impact.

Traffic was slowed in the area as emergency personnel worked and while the animal was removed the the road.

The scene of a moose-vehicle collision on the Trans-Canada Highway

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.
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