We will cop to having arrived at work suffering from memory loss, but never from hitting a moose. At least not that we can remember, anyway.

It's a story that verily defines "news of the weird," courtesy of CNN: A Canadian woman not only hit a moose with her car on her way to work, she drove some 25 miles after the collision, unaware that she had struck the beast. But this was no glancing blow. The force of the impact killed the moose, but not before it had shattered the windshield and peeled back the roof of the Michelle Higgins' Chrysler Sebring.

The woman was traveling on the Trans-Canada Highway in Newfoundland, according to the report, when the accident occurred. When Higgins arrived at work – on time, mind you – she had blood streaming down her face and was unaware of what had transpired. Her injuries included two broken bones in her neck, bruises, a hoof print on her forehead... and memory loss. Scroll down to watch the remarkable video report from CNN.


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      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 2 Years Ago
      Im hiring her. Now that is a dedicated employee.
      PeterScott
      • 2 Years Ago
      Talk about subconscious driving. I have seen some claiming she is faking when the news broke in Canada, but I don't think so. What she is saying is consistent with a head injury. It must have been incredibly weird for her in the moment when her coworker told her she was in an accident and she looked at her car.
      Blair P.
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's been reported that a Russian Couple named Boris and Natasha were seen speeding from the area
      Jason Sieben
      • 2 Years Ago
      Okay so did anyone else notice the reporters last name was "MOOS"....c'mon you can't make this stuff up. You crazy canucks! :-)
        Matt
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Jason Sieben
        CNN is American, so I would wager a guess that the reporter is as well.
      Nathan Loiselle
      • 2 Years Ago
      Of course she got to work on time. She's Canadian.
      Fonin
      • 2 Years Ago
      'amnesia induced by a moose after incredible crash' that is a seriously gifted moose, surgeons have to go to school for years before learning how to cause amnesia.
      Rob J
      • 2 Years Ago
      Moose are a SERIOUS problem in Newfoundland. People have killed off all their predators so now they are everywhere and pose a serious threat to motorists. Save a life, shoot a moose.
        1guyin10
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Rob J
        We have the same problem with deer. They are approaching vermin status.
      L.C. Canadian
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is truly a miracle story. Moose are a very real hazard on the highways, particulary in Newfoundland because there are SOOO many. Enough of the smart cracks; poor moose ,poor car my foot you need to understand !!!! Contrary to another comment, predators have nothing to do with the moose problem. They are NOT native to Newfoundland and have NO predators there. Its a true life story--- when animals (or plants) get introduced to a place 'they're not meant to be' they get out of hand. I'm a fellow Canadian who had whitre knuckles the whole time we were on the highway. LC Canadian
      ZPrime
      • 2 Years Ago
      Did anyone else see the reporter's name? Jeanne Moos. LOLOLOLOL
      Silly Pickle
      • 2 Years Ago
      World, meet a Canadian Moose (you guys think a moose is a joke...look at these) http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b103/vmaxman67/2d93f743.jpg http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b103/vmaxman67/810349ae.jpg
      Agilis
      • 2 Years Ago
      Gahd that reporter is annoying.
      donnieorama
      • 2 Years Ago
      Damn. Clopped in the head by a moose hoof, roof sheared off, broken bones in her neck--and she lived to tell the tale. Awesome. For her, I mean.
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