Wildlife officials try to corral bear struck by car on California freeway

LA VERNE, Calif. -- Wildlife officials attempted to corral a bear after the animal was struck by a car along the 210 Freeway in La Verne, California Monday morning.

The collision occurred around 7:45 a.m. near the Fruit Street on-ramp to the westbound 210 Freeway.

The bear was injured but still alive.

Officials with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife were called to the scene to evaluate the situation.
The bear was seen pacing back and forth in some bushes off the freeway. It was hit with at least one tranquilizer dart.

The freeway ramp was expected to be closed until further notice.


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