Horse dies after collision with car at Ancaster

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One of three horses that got loose onto a road at Ancaster has died after being in collision with a car.

According to Lincolnshire Police, several drivers reported three small horses were loose on the B6403 Ermine Street just after 7pm last night (Wednesday).

A police spokesman added: “One of the horses was hit by a driver and died at the scene soon after.”

Police were on the scene minutes later. The driver of a blue Vauxhall Zafira suffered minor injuries but was later discharged from hospital.

The spokesman said: “We would like to thank the local community for helping with the other two horses, especially those who turned out with horse boxes.”