Wednesday 21 February 2024
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Two horses killed in Notts road collision

Two horses have died after being involved in a crash with a car.

Scrooby Road in Harworth was closed in both directions as a result of the crash shortly before 7am this morning.

One horse died at the scene and a second horse was later euthanised due to the extent of its injuries.

It is believed the horses escaped from a nearby field. A third horse also escaped but was safely recovered by police.

The driver of the car suffered whiplash injuries but was not taken to hospital.

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Inspector Alice Bartle, of Nottinghamshire Police, said: “This was a very sad incident and our thoughts are with the owners of the two horses.

“We are treating this as a tragic accident. However I would ask anyone who witnessed the collision or has dashcam footage to contact police on 101 quoting incident 187 of 30 January 2022.”

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