2 people hospitalized after their car hit a moose

Posted at 1:07 PM, Oct 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-14 15:09:42-04

Idaho State Police say two people were hospitalized after their car struck a moose on U.S. 95 south of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

A Subaru Legacy driven by 34-year-old Derek Gregory of Hayden was traveling southbound on U.S. 95 at 2:34 a.m. Saturday when it struck a moose.

The vehicle came to rest on the southbound shoulder, while the moose was in the southbound lanes.

Police say it was struck again by a Dodge Intrepid driven by Walter Betts of Rathrdum hit the moose a second time. He was not hurt.

Gregory and his passenger, Amanda McCarthy of Post Falls, were transported to Kootenai Health with undisclosed injuries.