Police Collides With Trailer Hauling Horses

Accident scene
Accident scene

Caroline County, Virginia – A Virginia State Trooper collided with a truck and trailer carrying two horses Saturday morning about 11:00 am on highway U.S 1.

The collision caused the Ford F-150 to overturn, ripping it from the trailer.  One of the horses was ejected from the trailer, suffering severe injury, and was euthanized at the scene.  The second horse survived the accident without serious injury.

A passenger in the pickup was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries, and the officer driving the police car was taken to the hospital to be examined.

Officials are not releasing further details about the accident pending the investigation.

Accident scene
Accident scene

 

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