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Texas - An owner will have some explaining to do as a her vehicle crashed in a parking lot. The reason behind the crash? Her dogs, left behind in the vehicle, somehow disengaged the park brake causing the vehicle to crash.
The owner left her pets in a hot car as she headed into a store. She reportedly left the vehicle running.
WSAZ News Channel 3 reports that a witness saw the pet-filled vehicle moving slowly towards her. At first she thought it was someone pulling a prank but the driver made no attempt to stop.
Slow moving car
The witness noticed dog behind the vehicle's steering wheel and moved out of the way.
The car then hit a wall.
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A second dog was seen on the passenger seat. The dog reportedly managed to disengaged the car's park brake.
Fortunately, according to US TV network WSAZ, a bystander managed to roll the window down and free the distressed animals.
In the end?
WSAZ reports that the store called the owner of the crashed car. The owner said she kept the car running to keep her dogs cool while she went to do her shopping.
A store employee told WSAZ that the dogs were unharmed.