Chihuahua chases, wrecks Harley-Davidson motorcycle in Riverton

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton police were called Monday morning at 10:30 a.m. to an address on Blackfoot Avenue where a man reported that a chihuahua dog chased him on his Harley Davidson motorcycle, causing it to crash.

The man told officers he was driving eastbound on Blackfoot when the chihuahua ran at him and attempted to bite the front tire. He said he slammed on the brakes and the motorcycle tipped over, causing about $600 damage to the motorcycle. He said the dog ran off.

Police found the owner of the dog who said his little pooch did get out of his yard. The dog owner was cited for having a dog at large.

The 45-year-old driver of the Harley was not injured.

A witness to the event suggested the motorcyclist might have been speeding, a report indicated. Police made a report of the incident and no other action was taken.