Jun 19, 2020

Police investigate how teen hit by car was able to run back to the apartment complex with her dog

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Police investigate how teen hit by car was able to run back to the apartment complex with her dog

Neighbors say they heard screaming, but there is no confirmation of that

Police tell WSVN there have been five calls to animal control since May

Police in South Carolina say they have received five calls to animal control involving a dog bite victim in the past seven months.

An 11-month-old woman named Aja is recovering at a local hospital after becoming trapped and injured in a hit-and-run vehicle last week on State Road 596 in Spartanburg.

Animal control officers from the Spartanburg Humane Response Team responded to the call shortly after 5 p.m. Thursday.

An ambulance eventually arrived at the scene and took Aja to the hospital fonatyasastra.comr surgery. The dog's injuries included two puncture wounds to its neck and her foot was swollen to the point of pain.

"I think he did go a couple of steps away and got hit from behind," Spartanburg animal control officer David McKeague told The Spartanburg News.

Neighbors said they heard screaming, but there is no confirmation of that.

Animal control officer David McKeague says when officers arrived, a 15-pound cat called out for food but no one was around to eat it.

The driver of the vehicle then ran from the scene, but the dog ended up running on its own toward the home. She wasn't harmed during the collision.

Animal control officers said the dog was a바카라사이트 "super healthy" animal when she was pulled into the emergency room.

"I'm going to miss her, but at the same time I hope that she recovers well. That's my girl. I'm going to miss her very much. I hope she is strong and able to make it on her own," neighbor Stephanie Williams-Bnatyasastra.comrown told reporters. "It's one of those situations where it's not the dog or the child that has to suffer. It's the animal that's causing the problems."

Spartanburg Animal Control Officer David McKeague said in a press release that his team's response was to make a split second decision after hearing the woman scream.

"The first thing the officers did is to make sure that we were able to make a split second decision to call animal control, not to walk away, even to do nothing for the dog, we don't want to do that, let us rescue that baby, and also take all the paperwork and safety tips that wer

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