A horse had to be put down after suffering serious injuries
when it was hit by a car in Tauranga.
The incident happened on State Highway 2 near Te Puna about
7.30pm last night.
Police said the horse was standing in the middle of the lane
when it was hit by a car. The driver tried to avoid hitting
the animal but police say the horse was hit by the front left
The driver was uninjured in the crash but police say the
horse suffered critical injuries and needed to be euthanised.
The highway was down to one lane while the horse was taken
from the scene.
- Bay of Plenty Times