Driver Hits Bear in Crash at New Melones Lake
2 Suffer Minor Injuries in Angels Camp Accident
Angels Camp, CA (September 17, 2019) – A driver was injured after hitting a bear in Angels Camp. The accident occurred on the morning of September 17 at New Melones Lake.
A man was driving a Toyota Prius on northbound Highway 49, near the Stevenot Bridge, when a bear ran into the road. The man could not stop in time and he hit the bear.
The crash caused major damage to the Toyota. The driver and passenger suffered minor injuries. The bear was last seen running off towards New Melones Lake.