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Bear Causes Crash On I-79

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DEER CREEK TWP. (KDKA) – A truck driving on I-79 North in Mercer County got quite a surprise Thursday night.

A bear ran into the trailer a Chevrolet Avalanche was pulling, damaging a tool box and a wheel well, according to the Mercer County Police.

Mercer Police received a number of calls from vehicles passing by about the bear in the media in the area of the crash.

It is unclear if the bear was injured in the crash.

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