CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Two high school basketball players were bitten and injured by a dog that got on their team’s bus moments before the squad was due to leave for a game.
Woodrow Wilson High School girls’ team coach Bernie Hynson tells The Philadelphia Inquirer that the dog — which he said resembled a pit bull — got on the bus shortly after he did on Saturday morning. The unexpected attack occurred moments later.READ MORE: Video Released Of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Of Tahoe Park Resident Who Shot At Authorities
Hynson said his players ran off the bus to avoid the dog, which was soon trapped inside the vehicle.READ MORE: Coroner Identifies Passenger Killed In Wrong-Way DUI Crash On Highway 99
One player was bitten on the lip, leg, and foot while the other was bitten on the leg. Both were treated at a hospital and were released later Saturday.MORE NEWS: Looting Suspect Accused Of Dozens Of Thefts Arrested In South Lake Tahoe
The undermanned Woodrow Wilson team made it to the game and won, giving Hynson his 100th career victory.