'Beloved pet dog' flees family car after crash on M1 near Northampton

Police appeal for help finding four-year-old black Labrador called Tommy after New Year's Eve crash

Friday, 31st December 2021, 11:49 am
Updated Friday, 31st December 2021, 12:03 pm

Police have issued an urgent appeal over a missing dog following a crash on the M1 near Northampton today, Friday.

In a post on Northamptonshire Police's Facebook page, a spokesperson said: "Northamptonshire Police are dealing with a road traffic collision on the M1 at junctions 16.

"Unfortunately a beloved pet dog has run off from one of the vehicles involved. A black labrador called Tommy who is 4 years old.

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"If Tommy is seen could we ask you give Northants Police a call on 101 quoting reference number 109 31/12/21," the spokesperson added.