Police horse and rider injured in crash with a car in Bristol
A police horse is still being treated at an equine hospital after being injured in a collision with a car in Bristol.
Avon and Somerset Police say the incident with a blue Ford Focus happened just before 2:30pm on Friday 8 July on Beggar Bush Lane.
The horse's rider was taken to hospital for assessment but is now recovering at home.
The car driver, a man in his 70s, was also taken to hospital with some injuries, not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing, and has also been discharged.
The horse, named Rocky, was seriously injured and is being cared for at a specialist equine hospital.
He’s a five-year-old chestnut Irish Draft cross and was on patrol with his stable-mate Platinum, who was uninjured.
Police are appealing for witnesses and dashcam footage.