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Indiana transportation crews rescue adorable puppy while picking up litter

A member of the crew was taking the dog to be checked for a microchip.
Credit: INDOT/Facebook
Litter crews with INDOT rescued a puppy from the side of the road Friday.

INDIANAPOLIS — Crews keeping Indiana's highways clean made one very important pickup on Friday.

INDOT shared pictures on Facebook Friday evening of a puppy that was found on the side of the road by one of the department's litter crews.

13News has reached out to INDOT to get more information about the rescue, but the Facebook post said the dog was taken home by one of the crew members, who was going to get it checked for a microchip.

"Thanks for saving his life!" INDOT wrote on Facebook.