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Horse suffers injuries in trail ride crash




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February 8, 2012, 5:10pm
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LA VERNIA -- Police continue their investigation into a crash two miles north of here Feb. 8 at approximately 2:30 p.m., that injured a horse involved in a trail ride.

Chief Bruce Ritchey of the La Vernia Police Department said members of the Mesquite Traildrivers had just left the H-E-B supermarket on U.S. 87 and were headed northbound on the highway on their annual trek to the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo. A northbound Honda passenger car, driven by an alleged distracted driver, struck the right rear of a Bexar County Pct. 4 constable’s Chevrolet Tahoe being used to escort the riders.

The impact caused the sport-utility vehicle to swerve left and strike a horse, causing both the animal and its rider to fall. Ritchey said the rider refused transport by the La Vernia Emergency Medical Services but the horse, which suffered a 3- to 4-inch laceration, was taken to the County Line Animal Hospital in Adkins for treatment.

No further information was available as of 5 p.m.
 


Your Opinions and Comments
 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
February 10, 2012 7:29am
 
 
Wilson County was not too poor to give everyone a nice big pay raise, 2 years in a row....ehem.
But folks, more cops is not what you need or want. I kinda like not seeing ... Read More Read More
 
 
same ole sh*t  
floresville  
February 9, 2012 9:02pm
 
 
181 drive the news today said that karnes county commissioners are adding more deputies, but wilson county is to poor to hire more deputies got to save the money for bigger ... Read More Read More
 
 
181 drive  
Falls City  
February 9, 2012 3:06pm
 
 
We need to get law enforcement to start enforcing laws, twice today I was forced into oncoming traffic on 181 by the oilfield trucks. These trucks with out of state plates ... Read More Read More
 
 
Glenn Toothman  
Falls City  
February 9, 2012 3:05pm
 
 
We need to get law enforcement to start enforcing laws, twice today I was forced into oncoming traffic on 181 by the oilfield trucks. These trucks with out of state plates ... Read More Read More
 
 
Believer  
Wilson County  
February 9, 2012 11:22am
 
 
Due to the increase of population especially due to the oil companies moving in, there are more and more accidents happening and we act shocked that something happened to ... Read More Read More
 
 
Rock'n chair Rambler  
Over Taxed, TX  
February 9, 2012 6:49am
 
 
Yeah, but not so rare incident involving distracted drivers! Put the damn toys away and drive.
 
 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
February 8, 2012 9:17pm
 
 
Thankfully, this is a rare accident when it comes to the trail rides.
 

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