A cyclist was injured and 10 dogs killed in a crash in Rutland

Leicestershire Police said “a car, cyclist and a number of working dogs” collided on Whissendine Road, near Ashwell.

Five dogs were killed instantly and another five were later put down by a vet, the force said.

The cyclist suffered minor injuries and was taken to hospital in Leicester, while the driver of the car was uninjured.

A police spokesman said the road was closed after the crash at about 08:00 BST on Monday, while the scene was cleared.

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    nicky brooks 3 years ago

    working dogs ??? june so what dogs would be working? where they out with the hunt? chasing foxes or deer or hares or mink?

    1. Jayne
      Jayne 3 years ago

      Link just added from a local newspaper with more info.

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    mistynsashasmum 3 years ago

    RIP Poor dogs

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