Bear injured on Interstate 495 in Raynham shuts down travel lanes

Massachusetts State Police. (WLNE)

RAYNHAM, Mass. (WLNE) — Massachusetts State Police said a bear was injured on the highway in Raynham Thursday.

State police responded just before 11 a.m. to reports of a bear in the median on Interstate 495.

Both directions of I-495 were shut down for several minutes, while Massachusetts wildlife officials sedated the bear.

No information was released on what led to the bears injuries.

 

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