HARDWICK TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A dog was rescued after being trapped inside a car by a 75,000-pound piece of equipment.
The crash happened on Friday at 1:05 p.m. on Interstate 80 westbound at mile marker 1.2, state police said.
After firefighters arrived on scene, it was determined that a large German Shepard was trapped in a vehicle by a 75,000-pound piece of equipment that reportedly fell off a truck.
Firefighters worked continuously for 3 hours until the dog was freed. Assistance with a crane was needed from Washington Collision Center. The dog sustained minor injuries.
First responders were on scene for 3 1/2 hours until the scene was turned over to the tow company for removal and clean up. The highway has since been reopened.