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.