The driver of the vehicle was not seriously injured. The accident occurred on I-384 East just before Exit 5, state police said.
A spokesman with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said the moose was first spotted around 5:30 a.m.
It wandered near Overlook Drive and Vernon Street and went back into the woods around 9:20 a.m., said DEEP spokesman Dwayne Gardner.
By Hilda Munoz, Hartford Courant