Transcript for Service Dog Saves Blind Owner's Life at New York Intersection
Now to the service dog being hailed as a she roar. Throwing himself between its owner, who is blind, and an oncoming school bus both recovering from their injuries. Linzie Janis is here with that story for us. Good morning, Linzie. Reporter: This special service dog and his owner on their usual morning walk crossing the street from figo leapt into action saving his owner's life. Both injured but determined to heal so they can be together again. Meet figo, he's a golden retriever that made a golden save. We have a female pedestrian struck with her service dog, has been struck also by a school bus. Reporter: The tweeted service dog going beyond the call of duty on his morning walk at this intersection in upstate new York. Diving in front of a mini school bus in order to protect his owner Audrey stone, who is visually impaired. He must have saw the bus coming and he jumped in between me and the bus and he in turn got hurt as well relationship the journal news capturing emts immediately responding to the scene carrying the injured figo to safety. Even putting a bow on this present of a pooch that took the brunt force of the hit. Now a viral sensation with the #herodog. He's a hero. He protected me. You know, through thick and thin. Reporter: Stone suffering from a few broken bones is healing in Danbury hospital. Hi, baby. Reporter: And this morning, figo is back to wagging his tail. Healing his broken leg at this vet clinic and showing his ferocious strength in a tiger striped cast. But still reminding us he's man's best friend, sporting those puppy dog eyes for a close-up. So stone suffered a fracture right elbow, three broken ribs and figo underwent surgery to close a gash on his right front leg. Apparently the bus driver isn't see the pair but figo was fighting through the emts to get close to his owner after she was injured right after the accident. Time to send figo a steak. Yes. Goldens are special. They really are. Ah. That's right. Zoe Saldana sparking a big debate.
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