An injured moose got loose in Ottoway, Canada and somehow found its way onto the freeway. The poor thing didn't know what do, but he soon caused a major traffic jam. It seemed like his front right hoof was severely injured causing him to not be able to get off the freeway by himself. People were taking pictures of the moose once they realized what was causing the holdup. Eventually, they were able to tranquilize him to get him to safety and clear up the traffic jam. You can see how bad the backup got in the photos and videos below.
This seems like the most Canadian thing ever. A loose moose causing a traffic jam? Only in Canada!
What would happen here to make us say "ugh that's so Wichita"?
We are LIVE at the scene on the 417 where the presence of a moose has been creating significant slowdowns.— CTVMorningLiveOttawa (@CTVOttMornLive) July 19, 2018
The moose appears to have been wounded.
A warning that this video may be disturbing to some. #ottnews #otttraffic pic.twitter.com/s4rkU6HAlW
Moose remains boxed in along the median on Highway 417 EB between Pinecrest and Hwy 416.— Josh Pringle (@PringleJosh) July 19, 2018
It appears the Moose has injured its right front hoof.
MNR en route to tranquilize the moose. #ottnews #otttraffic pic.twitter.com/sMV9hBxN4X
can someone grab me an iced cap while im waiting here? maybe grab a poutine too, lets make this as canadian as possible. someone text sidney crosby and get him over here— Ottawa Moose (@HighwayMoose) July 19, 2018