A bear that got stuck in a car in the US state of Colorado took a short joyride before crashing, police say.
Durango resident Ron Cornelius awoke to find his Subaru SUV crashed at the bottom of the hill at the end of his driveway.
“Usually, I don’t get up at 5 o’clock unless there is a bear driving a car down the street,” he joked to the Durango Herald newspaper.
Two or three bears get stuck in cars each week in the area, officials say.
The black bears have been searching for food inside cars because their typical food supply was decimated by a late season frost, La Plata County Sheriff’s office spokesman Dan Bender told the BBC.
Some bears have even learned to open car door handles, Mr Bender said, but added that this is the “first time they attempted to drive off with the car”.
The bear was not able to start the …