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Bear causes traffic delays on Highway 44

Traffic is slowing on Highway 44 due to a crash involving a vehicle and a bear Friday morning.

Posted: Aug 2, 2019 9:23 AM
Updated: Aug 2, 2019 9:26 AM

SHASTA COUNTY, Calif. - Traffic is slowing on Highway 44 due to a crash involving a vehicle and a bear Friday morning.

Caltrans District 2 first reported the crash around 8:35 a.m. about a half-mile east of Black Butte Road. 

Action News Now is working to learn more information. Stay tuned for updates. 

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