Waco Dog Attack Injures Two on Chesnut Street
A dog bite accident in Waco sent two people to the hospital, one woman with serious injuries on Wednesday, officials said.
Police identified the woman who was bit in the animal attack in Waco, as a 70-year-old woman, who was exiting a Waco Transit bus right before she was attacked by the dogs.
According to a report published by KWTX News, the three dogs were pitbull mixes, which had reportedly escaped from the backyard where their owners lived on Chesnut Street near the intersection of Clifton Street.
Two of the dogs involved in the animal attack were apprehended by animal control officials. The third dog has still not been located, police said.
The unidentified woman was transported to Hillcrest Medical Center, where she was forced to undergo surgery as a result of the dog bite injury she endured in the attack.
Keeping animals and pets secure is vital to protecting family, friends and neighbors from animal attacks by pets that get free from backyards or are not secured properly. As a pet owner and property owner, dog owners have an important responsible to secure dogs and pets, thus protecting those walking in the vicinity, especially children and elderly, who have a difficult time fighting off such an attack.
If you’ve been injured in an animal attack, call our dog attack lawyers in Waco, Temple, Killeen and statewide Texas for a free initial consultation regarding your rights. We care. We can help.
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