The academy machine motorist didn’t see Audrey Stone and her service canine, Figo, crossing the road, but Figo saw the motorist and replied by throwing himself at the closest part of the vehicle to shield Stone.
According to USA Today, Brewster Chief of Police John Del Gardo had nothing but admiration for Figo, saying “ The canine took a lot of the blow. And he didn’t want to leave her side. He stood right with her. He was there to save her.”
Fifteen EMTs arrived to help Stone, who fractured her right elbow and her ankle and sustained three broken caricatures. Read the full story here ▶