Horse rescued from overturned trailer on I-295

HENRICO, Va – Henrico County Division of Fire units responded to I-295 near the Hanover/Henrico border with a motor vehicle accident at 10:42 Saturday morning.

When the fire units arrived on scene they found an overturned horse trailer, down in the woods, with a horse trapped inside.

Photo credit: Henrico County Division of Fire

Henrico Fire units were able to stabilize the accident scene with a rescue winch while veterinarians calmed the horse.

Photo credit: Henrico County Division of Fire
Photo credit: Henrico County Division of Fire

 

After clearing the trees and brush from the door the horse was led out of the accident scene to a new trailer for transport.

 

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