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Riverton chihuahua makes Harley-Davidson crash and causes $600 in damage

The Riverton police cited the animal's owner for having a dog at large after the accident.
By Evan Bleier Follow @itishowitis Contact the Author   |   June 11, 2014 at 8:41 AM

RIVERTON , Wyo., June 11 (UPI) -- Little dogs can do big things.

A Wyoming chihuahua allegedly scared a Harley-Davidson rider on Monday morning in Riverton, Wyo., and caused a crash.

The man was riding his bike when the chihuahua began chasing after the Harley and trying to bite the front tire.

After the rider slammed on his brakes, the bike flipped over and the dog ran away. The 45-year-old Harley owner called police and reported that his bike sustained about $600 in damage, County 10 reported.

The owner was located and cited for having a dog at large after he admitted the pint-sized pooch had escaped.

According to a witness, the Harley-Davidson rider may have been speeding.

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