Dog Survives After Being Hit on Road, Falling Under Pickup Truck and Boat Trailer

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My morning started out like many others. I needed to drop some packages off at the post office, but the one by my house was closed for the weekend, so I decided to drive to the other one not far away.

I was driving down the road, when all of a sudden a small white and tan dog darted out into four lanes of traffic. I thought “OMG” and started to slow down, when suddenly this big F250 pulling a boat smacks right into her. I watched in horror as she did flips under the truck and then the boat trailer. They never stopped.


I slammed on my brakes, threw my hazards on, and jumped out to stop traffic from going past her while I approached her laying in the road. She looked dazed. I must have come into focus for her because she jumped up and ran off in the direction she’d been trying to go: Over a set of railroad tracks and into the tree line.

I jumped back in my car and found the side street to go find her. Some other people and I searched for her for three hours before we finally found her hiding under someone’s trailer. After much coaxing, we finally managed to call her out. She was scared stiff and refused to walk. I had no idea if she had any broken bones or internal injuries, so I carefully scooped her up and placed her in my car. We took her to the vet right away.

It turned out, she was only a puppy! Nine months old at the most. But the miracle? No broken bones, no other injuries!


We named her Hope. We have since adopted her. She is shy, but warming up to us. And she loves to cuddle!

Story submitted by Cassandra from Bossier City, Louisiana.

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