Gemünden am Main (dpa / lby) - A driver ran over a free-running hunting dog in Lower Franconia. As the police announced on Tuesday, another road user had previously tried to keep the dog off the road near Gemünden am Main (Main-Spessart district). The attempt failed, however, the animal was hit by the 58-year-old's car and killed.
According to the police, the car slowed down after the collision on Monday evening, but the woman finally drove on. A police patrol located the driver and found clear signs of an accident on her car. The woman said she was unaware of the collision. The police are now investigating a hit-and-run accident. The officials also used the contact details on the collar of the dog to determine its owner.