Two people injured in car vs. moose accident

ELY TOWNSHIP — Two people were injured in a car vs. moose accident late Saturday night in Ely Township.

At approximately 10:00 p.m., the Ishpeming Township Police Department and the Ishpeming Township Fire Department both responded to an accident between a car and a moose. A 2002 Ford Taurus was traveling west on US-41 near County Road CKL, when the vehicle struck a moose that was in the road.

The driver and passenger in the vehicle both suffered minor injuries. Both people were treated and released at the scene.

The moose was dead when police and firefighters arrived on scene.

(Image courtesy of the Ishpeming Township Police Department)