Dog Puts Car Gear into Drive, Runs Over Pedestrian

| by Michael Allen
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A dog that was left in an unattended vehicle accidentally pushed the gear into drive and hit an unidentified pedestrian in York, Pennsylvania.

Police say the accident happened on Tuesday morning and left a pedestrian lying in the street.

According to the York Daily Record, the car had been left running with the dog inside. The dog somehow put the car into the drive gear, causing it to drive away.

Police say an unidentified pedestrian, who works at Hokes Mill, tried to stop the car before it hit a parked truck, but was caught between the two vehicles. 

The pedestrian hit his head at some point and was found unconscious, reports the Associated Press.

He was later taken to a hospital for his injuries

The owner of the car and dog has not been identified.

Sources: York Daily Record and Associated Press