Horses hurt in crash

00:58, Jan 04 2013

Emergency services are at the scene of a crash near Waitotara where a horse has suffered serious injuries.

A Wanganui horse float pulled by a ute jack-knifed at 12.30pm and crashed down a steep embankment 3 kilometres north of Waitotara, Inspector Mike Coleman of police communications said.


Fire services, police and ambulance were in attendance and awaiting the arrival of a vet to care for the two horses travelling in the float.

One was very badly injured, Mr Coleman said.

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