Driver Swerves to Miss Moose, Hits Bear

Bear injured in late-night collision; driver and moose OK
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 17, 2012 3:51 AM CDT
Driver Swerves to Miss Moose, Hits Bear
Norway is home to around 100,000 moose, including one very lucky one.   (AP Photo/Al Grillo)

An unlucky Norwegian man driving on a country road at night swerved around a moose in the road only to hit an even unluckier bear. Wildlife officials say the bear, one of only around 150 in the country, was injured in the crash, Reuters reports. They have found traces of blood indicating internal injuries and are trying to track the wounded animal. The car was damaged in the collision but the driver—and the moose—were unharmed. (Read more moose stories.)

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