Mowbray Road Collision: Police puppy recovering after car collided with Northumbria dog van she was travelling in

A police dog is recovering after the vehicle she was travelling in was involved in a collision.

Monday, 31st December 2018, 12:14 pm
Updated Wednesday, 9th January 2019, 2:33 am
Police dog Kassey is recovering after her ordeal

Puppy Kassey was one of a number of police dogs in a police van which hit by a Vauxhall Corsa on Mowbray Road, in Sunderland, yesterday.

She is due to be reunited with her handler later today.

A police officer who was taken to hospital with serious injuries, following the collision, has since been released from hospital.

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Police dog Kassey is recovering after her ordeal

Two suspects were also taken to hospital.

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None of the dogs were seriously injured.

Police dog Kassey is recovering after the vehicle she was in was involved in a collision

"Any witnesses to the collision, or anybody who has dashcam footage, is encouraged to contact police on 101 quoting reference 301 301218."