Horse and rider involved in traffic accident with two lorries at Spexhall

A HORSE and rider have been left with bumps, bruising and grazes following a road traffic accident with two lorries at Spexhall this week.

The accident happened around 2.30pm on the A144 at Spexhall on Tuesday, as the horse and rider were about to turn off the main road.

It is thought one of the lorries overtook the animal and the other collided with it, knocking the horse and its rider to the ground.

• Anyone who saw the incident is asked to call PC 735 Newson at Halesworth Roads Policing Unit on 01986 835350.

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