Horse badly injured after being hit by car in Christchurch

A horse has been injured in a collision with a car in Christchurch this morning.

A Fire and Emergency NZ spokesman said they were called to the incident on Kainga Rd at about 6.45am on Tuesday.

A St John spokesman said one person suffered moderate injuries and was transported to Christchurch Hospital.

A police spokeswoman said the horse is "in a bad way" and a vet is on the scene.









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