Car fatally strikes pregnant moose in Goshen


GOSHEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Multiple people were transported to the hospital after a car struck a pregnant moose Saturday night in Goshen.

Connecticut State Police said Troopers responded to Hall Meadow Road after a car hit a pregnant moose around 9:30 p.m.

Police report that a 2011 Subaru was traveling North on Route 272 when a moose appeared in the roadway causing the vehicle to strike it.

Norfolk Fire Department says there were five victims in the vehicle; the driver and two passengers were transported to the hospital.

All the victims sustained minor injuries but the moose’s injuries were fatal. The vehicle had disabling damage and was towed from the scene.

The operator of the vehicle was not found at fault for the accident.

Norfolk Fire Department says Route 272 in Goshen has reopened.

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