New Jersey State Police say no person was injured when a driver struck and killed a bear along Interstate 78 and set off a chain-reaction collision on Christmas Day.
NJ.com reports a silver SUV collided with the large animal around 8:45 p.m. Sunday on a stretch of I-78 in Bethlehem Township.
Trooper Lawrence Peele says the accident sent the SUV into the center lane, where it struck another car and set off the chain reaction.
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Peele says up to five vehicles may have been involved in the crash.
Two lanes on the highway briefly closed but have since reopened. The incident remained under investigation Monday. [[238427591, C]]