LoginCreate an account

  Username: Password:
 
Home News-Telegram News Two critical after horse-vehicle crash

Two critical after horse-vehicle crash

E-mail Print PDF
User Rating: / 121
PoorBest 

Two men were reportedly transported in critical condition to area trauma centers following an equestrian-vehicle crash on U.S. Business 67 in Sulphur Springs Friday night.

Emergency dispatchers were first contacted via 911 at 8:40 p.m. by a man reporting a crash involving a vehicle and a pedestrian, with major injuries sustained. The crash occurred on U.S. Business 67, west of Hillcrest Drive. A subsequent 911 caller clarified that a vehicle had struck a horse and rider, according to dispatch reports.

Police, deputies, firefighters and emergency medical services personnel responded at the location.

According to reports, the two men were horseback-riding on US 67 as a motorist approached. Due to limited visibility at 8:40 p.m., the approaching motorist reportedly didn’t see them and struck them, causing significant injury to both equine and human riders.

The two men were reportedly unconscious upon officials’ arrival. A landing zone was established near the crash site, where a medical helicopter was landed. Both men were transported to area trauma centers in critical condition for the injuries they sustained.

No further information was available Saturday morning.

Comments (0)Add Comment

Write comment

busy
 

Search...

WebSite

mySSnews Login



User Menu