Horses on motorway, Christchurch

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MIL OSI New Zealand

Source: New Zealand Police – Press Release/Statement:

Headline: Horses on motorway, Christchurch

Monday, 12 June 2017 – 6:13am

Emergency services are responding to a collision involving a vehicle and horse on Christchurch Northern Motorway, Belfast.

One person is trapped in the vehicle, and Fire is working to free the individual.

It’s reported that a total of three horses were on the road, around the Tram Rd on-ramp and the Main North Rd off-ramp.

Council animal control was notified.

One horse has died. The other two have been walked to a paddock.

Traffic is beginning to flow again on the road.


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