Horses hurt in crash
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.