SAUSALITO (CBS SF) — Two northbound deer briefly stopped traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge Friday night as they made a run for the hills of Marin County, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The deer, reported at 5:24 p.m., appear to have entered the bridge from the south, according to CHP Officer Andrew Barclay.
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The moment was instantly captured on social media with cell phone cameras. This shot from RebeccaAbbey on Instagram is one of the most shared, with her writing, “You just don’t see this everyday,” including hashtag “#deergate2014.”
They quickly brought the three northbound lanes traffic to a halt behind them as they ran from San Francisco toward Marin, CHP officers were caught in the resulting traffic backup and by the time they reached the scene, the deer were gone, Barclay said. However, several videos and photos taken by people on the bridge…
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