Maine Olympian Seth Wescott Uninjured After Moose-Car Collision
Maine’s two-time Olympic gold medalist Seth Wescott, Thursday morning (Aug. 29), was in a car-moose collision.
He was uninjured after hitting a moose while driving near Rangeley, Maine. He was driving his 2002 Volkswagen Eurovan on Route 16 in Dallas Plantation. The vehicle struck a moose shortly after 1 a.m.
According to police reports, the moose ran into the woods after running into Wescott’s Eurovan.
The olympian on his facebook page talked about the crash:
Welcome home to Maine. Now here is a moose in your windshield to mess up your night…Home safe but it looks like the Eurovan is gonna have an insurance vacation at the VW garage. Damn it.
Seth Wescott won the Olympic snowboard cross competitions in 2006 and 2010.