Maine State Trooper Responding to Moose-Car Crash Hits Moose

It’s sounding less and less safe to drive a car at night in Maine.

There were two more moose-car crashes in Maine on Tuesday night. The first collision involved two women who hit a moose while traveling along Route 1. The second one involved a state trooper responding to the first one.

The two women from Van Buren, Maine suffered non-life-threatening injuries when their car struck a moose on U.S. Route 1 in Cyr Plantation. According to the Associated Press, Trooper Dennis Quint was responding to the scene when he struck a different moose farther up the highway. He only suffered minor injuries, including cuts to his head and his hands, and has already been treated and released from a nearby hospital. His car was totaled and the Maine State Police tweeted out a picture of the wreck. (Click here to see the picture, but be warned that the image may be considered graphic.)


The two crashes come less than 24 hours after Maine had its first moose-car crash fatality since 2012 and less than a week after a man suffered only minor injuries in moose-car crash that resulted in some incredible pictures.

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