Skip to comments.B.C. Woman Hits Moose on Way to Visit Sister Who Hit Moose
Posted on 06/24/2010 11:59:54 AM PDT by nickcarraway
Two sisters from the northwestern B.C. community of Kitimat have both had close encounters with moose on the loose.
A month ago, Yvonne Studley, 49, was badly injured when she hit a moose with her vehicle, so last Friday her sister decided to visit her in Vancouver General Hospital.
But sister Connie Everitt, 51, also hit a moose and ended up in hospital.
In the first accident a month ago, Studley was on her way home from a business trip when a moose ran in front of her car.
The animal went through the windshield and landed on her, breaking her wrist, arm and hand, fracturing five of her ribs and causing bleeding in her brain.
The pregnant moose died near the collision.
When Studley came out of her coma, Everitt and her husband Steve decided to visit her.
She and her husband were in two cars last Friday afternoon. Everitt, in the first car, was going around a corner near 70 Mile House, B.C., when she saw a brown blur.
I knew right away it was a moose, she said. I slammed on the brakes with both my feet.
It was like two explosions.
She was taken to the hospital in nearby 100 Mile House, B.C., with mostly soft-tissue injuries.
The coincidence of hitting a moose just like her sister really threw me for a loop.
My first thought was, Are the moose going out [on a] hunting season for my family? Everitt said.
Moose are involved in about 8% of all wildlife vehicle collisions, according to the Wildlife Collision Prevention Programs website.
Moose will often try to avoid vehicles by running along a highway, added Jeff Knight, spokesman for B.C.s Ministry of Transportation.
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She was listening to a radio newscast account a of naked man who’d stolen some cheese.
Møøse akcidents kan be pretty nasti.
Did any of the mooses bite any of the sisters?
I knew they would be many cheezy comments on this thread.
No beebers need apply.
Ben and Jerry's new flavor... "Moose on the Loose". Creamy hide with nuggets of bone and hair...
Some good headlines today.
Still doesn’t beat: “Gore ‘Crazed Sex Poodle’”
And yet, the woman’s name was Yvonne Studley, so yeah, we got that going for us.
Did the moose bite the sister?
Cheese puns go here:
Naked Man Arrested At Library With Stolen Cheese (ACTUAL TITLE - CINCINNATI)
wkrc.com ^ | 24 June 2010 | wkrc.com
A moose once bit my sister!
Jeez, how do you not see a freakin’ moose?!
It took 5 posts? This should have been post #1!
Stay off the dang road ,, did they listen?..Nope
It was a brown blur!
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