According to The Sun, the family was waiting to cross the road when Carly Riley, the mother of Charlie and two other young children heard a truck approaching at a very fast speed. Before she could even figure out what happened as the truck ran over the curb dangerously heading toward her ten-year-old son Charlie, the family dog pushed the child out of the way of the speeding vehicle and took the full brunt of the impact during the collision.
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Geo was thrown into the street, and then was hit again by the vehicle as it left without ever stopping. Authorities have not found the driver of the vehicle.
Seven-month-old Geo pushed his human child companion out of the way of an oncoming truck. Geo suffered severe injuries, and is being hailed as a hero dog.
Photo credit: Facebook/Geo the Hero
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Meanwhile the heroic pooch suffered severe injuries, and the young family now struggles to pay for their heroic canine's expensive veterinarian bills.
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