Two people injured, dog killed in early morning accident

Authorities report wet roads likely contributed to the crash that threw the animal from an SUV.

POSTED: 7:52 AM Jul 15 2013   UPDATED: 11:38 AM Jul 15 2013
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ABILENE, Texas -

Wet weather conditions lead to an early morning accident that sent two people to the hospital. It happened along I-20 near mile marker 285 around 3:30 this morning.

According to the Abilene Fire Department, the driver of an Impala was traveling west on I-20 when it hit a guardrail, spun around, and was then hit head on by an SUV. The driver of the Impala sustained internal injuries. The SUV was carrying a family of five and their two dogs. Emergency personnel said one of the dogs was thrown from the SUV and died.

The condition of the driver of the SUV is unknown.