One hurt, horse put down after crash in Mosgiel

Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Photo: Gregor Richardson
Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Photo: Gregor Richardson
A car crashed into a horse and its rider today leaving one person with minor injuries and resulting in a vet having to put the horse down. 

A police spokeswoman said it was called to the scene on Riccarton Rd West about 2.20pm.

A vet arrived at the scene of the crash and put the horse down.

A St John spokesman said one female patient was treated at the scene for minor injuries. 

Contractors were called in to clear the road.

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