Man hospitalized after car hits moose

A man is in hospital and his car is damaged after a collision with a moose near Davin, Sask.
A man is in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after his car collided with a moose southeast of Regina. (RCMP)

A man is in hospital and his car is damaged after a collision with a moose near Davin, Sask.

A Toyota Camry was damaged in a collision with a moose near Davin, Sask., on Thursday morning. (RCMP)

It happened on Highway 48 just after 6 a.m. CST Thursday, the RCMP said.

The driver, who was the sole occupant of the Toyota Camry, was taken to hospital in Regina with non-life threatening injuries.

Davin is about 35 kilometres southeast of Regina, just off Highway 48. (Google Maps)

Police said they were told the moose suddenly came out of the ditch and onto the highway, and the driver was unable to avoid it.

After being hit, the moose ran in to some nearby woods.

Police say the vast majority of crashes involving wildlife happen between September and November.

They're advising people to be extra-vigilant and slow down when visibility is reduced.

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