Redlands, California – A Brooke Ledge trailer with 7 horses inside traveling from Seattle to Thermal was involved in a two car accident aroun 8:00 am Wednesday morning. Several horses were injured in the accident, ranging from minor to serious. Brook Ledge is a well-known horse transportation company, which specializes in safely shipping high dollar horses to shows and races. The company described the accident in a statement on their Facebook page. “While traveling with a load of horses another tractor trailer who was passing ours, hit the median, bounced off and collided into the side our trailer.”
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One horse was severely injured, and was taken to a nearby veterinarian hospital. The other horses were checked on the scene by a vet, and cleared to travel. The horses were transferred to another trailer and continued their journey. A vet was waiting upon their arrival at their destination to check them over once again.
Police, Highway Patrol, and Animal Control were all on scene to assist with the accident.
Author: Dale Williams <-- Become my friend on Facebook! - Phone: 724-964-6773
The horse trailer has been moved to a Redlands street. It was carrying 7 horses, 3 were injured, 1 critically. pic.twitter.com/KHog8RbErj
— Rick Sforza (@RickSforza) January 11, 2017
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