Yate rider seriously hurt and horse fatally injured

November 30 2016

A MAN from Yate was seriously injured and his horse had to be destroyed in an incident in Hawkesbury Upton.

A MAN from Yate was seriously injured and his horse had to be destroyed in an incident in Hawkesbury Upton.
A car driven by a local man was in collision with the horse and rider on Highfield Lane, which runs between Hawkesbury and Horton, near Chipping Sodbury, on November 7.
Two of the horse’s legs were broken and it was put down at the scene.
The rider, in his 60s, was taken to hospital by ambulance and later underwent surgery. He was still in hospital as Yate and Sodbury Voice went to press.