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Cars vs. moose

Each dot marks the location where a motorist hit a moose in the year ending Sept. 1, 2015.

There were 327 moose-vehicle collisions in this period, 55 of which resulted in human injuries, including one fatality. About a third of all collisions occurred between 8 and 10 p.m.

Mouse over the points in the map for additional details on each crash from police reports.


All crashes
Fatal crashes
Crashes causing motorist injury
Crashes causing only property damage
Daytime crashes (6 a.m. to 6 p.m.)
Evening crashes (6 p.m. to 10 p.m.)
Nighttime crashes (10 p.m. to 6 a.m.)
SOURCE: Maine DOT INTERACTIVE: Christian MilNeil

June is the most common month for moose crashes (76 collisions this year) and there were no reported car-moose collisions in March:

SOURCE: Maine DOT INTERACTIVE: Christian MilNeil