Woman Chases Dog Across Pennsylvania Highway Causing 3-Vehicle Pileup
Police are looking for a woman who chased a dog across a highway in Pennsylvania, leading to a multi-vehicle accident.
On Monday, Feb. 12, a woman who police described as brown-haired and heavyset with blue clothing chased a dog across Interstate 90 in Girard Township, Pennsylvania, GoErie.com reports. The incident happened in the afternoon around the 11-mile marker.
The driver of a tractor-trailer put on the brakes to avoid hitting the woman and the dog, but a tractor-trailer behind it couldn’t stop in time and hit the first tractor trailer.
A third tractor-trailer hit the second one, causing the second one to ignite, YourErie reports. The vehicle was extinguished by first responders and the driver was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Both the second and third vehicles in the crash were severely damaged in the front. However the first vehicle was able to drive away, Erie News Now reports.
The woman chased the dog through the median and into the eastbound lanes of traffic, New Jersey State Police troopers say.
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According to GoErie.com, a woman who failed to see stopped traffic on I-90 crashed into two vehicles west of the accident about 45 minutes later. No one was injured in that accident.
Pennsylvania State Police said they would like to speak to the woman with the dog who left the scene after the accident. She was driving a blue car, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 814-774-9611.