Hunt to find missing puppy Derek after he ran from M18 collision

Missing dog Derek

Missing dog Derek

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A puppy called Derek has gone missing after running off when his owner’s vehicle was in a crash on the M18.

Derek was one of two dogs inside a green Range Rover that left the road on the M18 northbound carriageway between junctions one and two on Thursday, April 23, at around 4.55pm.

Missing dog Derek

Missing dog Derek

The other dog died at the scene but Derek ran off following the incident.

The driver was not injured and no other vehicles are believed to have been involved.

A public appeal has now been launched to find Derek, who is a grey collie cross puppy and he is microchipped.

A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “Anyone who might have seen Derek is urged to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 710 of April 23, 2015.

Missing dog Derek

Missing dog Derek

“Alternatively, call Derek’s owner David Raper on 07968 805 781.”