Police: K-9 uninjured after car crashes into police cruiser
RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. – Police say a K-9 deputy has been cleared by the vet with no injuries after a car hit a police vehicle.
The Logan County Sheriff’s Office stated K-9 deputy Jason Brent was outside of his vehicle on the Bypass and Stevenson Mill Road picking up debris following an accident up the road. Officials say a vehicle then struck his police cruiser from behind at full speed.
Brent’s vehicle was knocked over 1400 feet while his K-9, Vahur, was inside, according to officials. Vahur was taken to a vet for treatment following the incident.
The sheriff’s office says the driver of the other vehicle has been airlifted with serious injuries. There are no updates on the driver’s condition at this time.
The K-9 will be taking time off to rest from the incident.