A vehicle collision with a bull moose near Townsend caused a three-vehicle crash Saturday evening.
According to the Broadwater County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a report that a Nissan pickup had hit a bull moose around 6:14 p.m. on Highway 12 near mile marker 74.
After the first deputy arrived on scene, another vehicle traveling south slowed down and the car behind it rear-ended it.
There were no reports of serious injuries.
The southbound lane of Highway 12 was shut down temporarily, however, traffic is now open.
Emergency crews cleared the scene around 8 p.m.
The Sheriff’s Office said this is the second recent incident involving a moose and drivers are advised to be cautious in that area.