Police: SUV hits bear, causing hundreds of dollars in damage

POSTED: 6:13 AM Jul 02 2013   UPDATED: 10:00 AM Jul 02 2013
RIVER BEND, CRAVEN COUNTY -

Police said an SUV, with three people inside, hit a bear in Craven County.

It happened on Old Pollocksville Road in River Bend Monday night, according to investigators. The bear ran off into the woods after being hit.

No one was injured, police said. It is believed the accident caused about $500 worth of damage to the vehicle.