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Horse Killed In Collision At Eggborough


7:33am 13th August 2013

North Yorkshire Police is investigating a collision on the A19 at Eggborough, in the Selby District, which resulted in the death of a horse.

Officers say that the incident happened opposite the junction with High Eggborough Lane at about 2pm on Thursday 8 August 2013.

It involved a red Toyota Yaris car driven by a 23-year-old local woman who was heading in the direction of Selby, and a horse ridden by a 14-year-old local girl that entered the carriageway from the side of the road, say police.

Officers add that while the girl escaped with only minor injuries after being thrown from the horse after it collided with the front of the car, the animal had to be put down by a vet to prevent further suffering.

Witnesses to the collision are asked to call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2, and a ask for Matt Harvey. Or email matt.harvey@northyorkshire.pnn.police.uk

Quote reference number 12130135003 when passing on information about this investigation.

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