LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A picture of a small dog running in the I-15 northbound lanes near Washington Avenue and being saved by an NHP trooper and several citizens is getting a lot of social media attention.
The incident unfolded on Wednesday, April 17 just before 5 p.m. and NHP posted pictures of the dog and it went viral.
NHP Troopers found this poor little girl running around on the I-15 and US95 today. She was so scared but our Trooper was able to calm her down, she had a collar on so hopefully she will be reunited with her humans soon. #rescue #dogs #statetrooper #lasvegas #nhpsocomm pic.twitter.com/LRkCIAgsjL— NHP Southern Command (@NHPSouthernComm) April 18, 2019
In an effort to save the dog from being hit by a vehicle, the troopers and citizens were able to coral the dog and capture it. The dog is currently at the the Animal Foundation and is on a 10-day quarantine because the dog bit one of the troopers.
According to NHP, the dog owner has come forward and can claim the dog after the quarantine.
Krystal Graham was able to get videos of the rescue which you can watch above.