CITRUS HEIGHTS (CBS13) — Officers jumped in to help rescue a dog that had gotten loose on Interstate 80 in Citrus Heights.
Citrus Heights police say, Wednesday afternoon, two of their officers were on their way back from the jail when they ran into some traffic on the freeway. They soon noticed that some cars were stopped on the eastbound side of I-80 at Madison Avenue.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: When Will Parents Get Their First Monthly Check?
Apparently, some Good Samaritans had stopped after noticing a dog frantically running on the freeway.READ MORE: Suspect In November 2020 Sacramento County Apartment Shooting That Left 2 Dead Arrested In Las Vegas
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The dog had hidden itself under one of the cars. But, the officers got down and were able to get under the car and pull the pup to safety.MORE NEWS: Chase Ends In Deputy-Involved Shooting Near Modesto, 2 People Taken To Hospital
It’s unclear who owns the dog.