BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. – CAL FIRE is on the scene of a collision involving a vehicle and a bear.
It happened on Highway 70 at Cherokee Road around 1 p.m. Tuesday. CAL FIRE said the bear was killed and had two cubs with her. It is unknown the status of the two cubs.
Fish and Wildlife officials have also been called to the scene.
Check back for updates.
Units at scene Highway 70/Cherokee Rd for a vehicle vs. bear. No injuries to people in the car. Bear was deceased. Also, the bear had two cubs with her. Fish and Wildlife has been called to the scene. Slow down if in the area. pic.twitter.com/C7zUmJLH16
— CAL FIRE Butte Unit/Butte County Fire Department (@CALFIRE_ButteCo) November 3, 2020