Two police dogs perish in smash

Five people were injured including two police officers when a car crashed into a police car that was heading to an emergency in the seaside resort of Knokke-Heist (West Flanders) early this morning.  Two police dogs died in the accident.

It was early this morning that Knokke-Heist police received the call triggering an emergency intervention.  On the way to the emergency a car that was leaving a hotel car park crashed into the police vehicle.  Both vehicles were smashed into a tree.  Two police officers and the three people in the other car sustained light injuries, but two police dogs didn’t survive the crash. One animal was dead at the scene.  A second soon succumbed of its injuries.