PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5)-- A driver and several Arizona Department of Public Safety troopers were able to rescue a dog that was on the loose on a Phoenix freeway Friday morning. 

The incident took place just after 9 a.m. on westbound Interstate 10 near the 67th Avenue exit. 

[RAW VIDEO: DPS troopers catch dog after running loose on WB I-10 in Phoenix]

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, they received several calls from drivers who spotted the four-legged animal in the area. 

The dog ended up walking eastbound in the westbound lanes in the construction closure away from traffic, DPS said. 

ADOT cameras captured the moment a driver stopped their car and helped troopers get the dog to safety.

The dog will be turned over to the Maricopa County Animal Care and Control. 


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Sorry folks, no daily special at the Road Kill Cafè today.


Ur stupid u should b road kill.


I'd be way more tasty to Filipinos than a dog and cat

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