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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  1. nicky brooks 12 months 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 12 months ago

      Link just added from a local newspaper with more info.

  2. mistynsashasmum 12 months ago

    RIP Poor dogs

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