Dog rescued after being thrown from car near Salt River can't be saved, police say

MARICOPA COUNTY, Ariz. (FOX 10) - The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office Lake Patrol rescued a dog with broken legs from the side of the road near Salt River.

MCSO said it looks like the dog was thrown from a car causing him to suffer a broken spine and legs.

Deputies named the dog Tadpole and took him to a vet. Unfortunately, due to his injuries the dog could not be saved.

MCSO is seeking information regarding this incident. Call 602-876-1011 with any information.

This story was reported from Phoenix.