Bear Struck on I-95 in North Carolina

North Carolina (October 26, 2012)  An accident involving 8 vehicles and a bear occurred on Interstate 95 in Halifax County.  The crash happened shortly after midnight in the northbound lanes of I-95 near Exit 160-    NC 561 – Brinkleyville, Halifax- according to State Police.

A bear was struck on the Interstate resulting in vehicles to stop on the road.  A drunk truck driver rear-ended the vehicles which were stopped in the Interstate.

The truck driver was charged and escorted to Halifax County Jail.

The Interstate was closed for almost five hours.

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