Moose collision doesn't stop Colfax ambulance
September 17, 2020
STEPTOE—In a rare occurrence, a vehicle hit a moose in the Steptoe area in the dark and the vehicle was not crippled or worse. Which was a good thing in this case as the vehicle was a Colfax ambulance with a patient bound for Spokane.
The incident occurred about 2:30 a.m. Sept. 12. The ambulance was en-route to Sacred Heart to deliver the patient when it struck a moose calf. The animal was killed on contact while the only damage to the ambulance was a mirror being taken off. The collision also resulted in moose feces being smeared down the side of the vehicle.
The patient was delivered...