Horse dies after road accident

A HORSE died after being hit by a car in Tidworth on Tuesday afternoon.

Police were called to the junction of the A338 and Humber Lane, near Tedworth House, at 1.16pm. A rider was thrown from the horse before the animal was then hit by a Toyota Prius.

The road was closed as the horse was distressed and it was put to sleep by a vet just after 2pm. The rider was taken to Salisbury District Hospital complaining of back pain. The road reopened just after 2.30pm.

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9:17am Thu 12 Dec 13

Staceypidgeon says...

She didnt die at all! The choice was made to put her to sleep to save her any distress! Facts would be a fine thing!
She didnt die at all! The choice was made to put her to sleep to save her any distress! Facts would be a fine thing! Staceypidgeon

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