Seven horses rescued after trailer overturns

Some of the horses are rescued by crews from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service
Some of the horses are rescued by crews from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service Credit: Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service

Two men were injured and three horses died after a trailer carrying 10 of the animals overturned on the A303 eastbound carriageway, after colliding with a lorry.

Seven were sedated and removed by vets and expert animal rescuers but one was killed in the crash and two had to be put down.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said the drivers of both vehicles were not seriously hurt.

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Three horses die in collision

Three horses have died after a collision between two heavy goods vehicles in Hampshire.