CBS (CHICAGO)–Police in Lake County, Indiana are looking for the owner of an injured dog found on the side of the road after being hit by a car that took off.
An Indiana State Trooper was driving home Wednesday morning through the town of Winfield when he spotted a car pulled over on the shoulder of the road near East 109th and Miami. As he got closer, he saw a woman bent over a dog lying in the westbound lane of traffic.READ MORE: MISSING: Cherish Taylor, 13, Last Seen In Auburn Gresham
The dog, an older-male Shepherd mix breed, was injured but still conscious when the officer arrived. The woman had covered the dog in a blanket to keep it warm while she waited for help.READ MORE: Jury Deliberations In R. Kelly's New York Trial Expected To Start Friday
The dog is expected to survive, and was being treated at an animal hospital Wednesday.MORE NEWS: 73-Year-Old Man Dies In Rollover Crash Near Grant Park
Anyone with information on the dog’s owner is asked to call the Lake County Animal Shelter at 219-267-1700.