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Van crashes into pulled over police vehicle with K-9 inside

MOHAVE COUNTY, Nev. (KLAS) — Body digital camera footage confirmed the aftermath of a crash involving a Mohave County Sheriff Deputy’s vehicle whereas a K-9 was inside.

The incident occurred simply after 9 p.m. on May 12 close to mile 23 on southbound I-15. The deputy arrived on the scene to assist a trooper transfer a disabled vehicle from the highway.

According to the sheriff’s office, the deputy parked behind the trooper’s vehicle and left to assist direct site visitors, leaving K-9 Brutus inside. Shortly after, a white Chevrolet van didn’t decelerate or transfer over and crashed into the again of the deputy’s vehicle.

The deputy needed to climb a middle divider to keep away from being hit in the course of the crash, the sheriff’s office mentioned.

The video additionally confirmed that after the crash, the deputy bought Brutus out of his broken vehicle, and the 2 had been standing on the shoulder of the highway whereas the deputy was directing site visitors away. Cars continued to fly by, and troopers had to make use of their PA system to get them to maneuver away.

Brutus was evaluated and identified with some inner bruising and swelling in his stomach. According to the sheriff’s office, he was shaken up and took a couple of days off to recuperate.

The sheriff’s office fortunately reported that Brutus was later again to his “normal, energetic self.”

The Mohave County Sheriff’s Office reminded viewers of the “Move Over” regulation, which was handed after a rise within the variety of accidents and fatalities to police and emergency personnel whereas they had been pulled over.

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