Flowood officer seriously injured, K-9 hurt after car accident in Hattiesburg
FLOWOOD, Miss. (WLBT) - A Flowood police officer was seriously injured and his K-9 was also hurt after a car accident in Hattiesburg.
Zachery Rodney and his K-9, “Gurly,” were training on Friday when the accident happened.
Rodney was airlifted to UMMC in Jackson due to his injuries, which included a ruptured spleen, dislocated pelvis, a broken femur, and damage to his aorta.
He is in stable condition, but “has a long road to recovery” said Jimmy Hall with the Flowood Police Department.
Gurly also suffered minor injuries and is being closely observed.
A GoFundMe has been set up for Officer Rodney. You can find it by clicking here.
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