Dog Crossing Highway Leads To Accident

Published: Aug 24 2011 01:53:07 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 18 2010 06:36:09 AM EDT
READING, Pa. -

Police say a dog crossing a busy highway led to an accident this morning in Reading. Police say a car heading east on 422 near the Lancaster Avenue exit slowed because of a dog walking on the highway.

Police say while the car was slowed, a dump truck hit the car from behind. The car then left the road and hit a utility pole. The driver of the car was taken to the hospital.

There's no word on what happened to the dog.

The accident happened just after 8:00 am. Traffic was down to one lane for about an hour.