5 Horses Killed in Tragic Accident

Truck and trailer accident.
Truck and trailer accident.

Cottage Grove, Oregon – The driver of a pickup truck and trailer hauling 5 horses southbound on I5 was distracted by an accident on the northbound lanes of the freeway.  The driver failed to notice the semi-truck stopped on the freeway in front of them.

The driver of the pickup, Austin Thompson and his passenger, sister Natalie, were both airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical Center with serious, but non-life threatening injuries.  The accident rolled the trailer over, killing all 5 horses inside.

Turned over horse trailer.
Turned over horse trailer.

 

Author: Dale Williams <-- Become my friend on Facebook! - Phone: 724-964-6773

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