OPP Report on accident between car and horse

OPP Ontario Provincial Police

Ontario Provincial PoliceTHUNDER BAY – The Ontario Provincial Police report that a motor vehicle accident that happened earlier today on Highway 11-17 near Wing Road and McFarland Road.

Police state that the vehicle hit a horse that was on the highway.

The forty-four year old driver, a female was transported to the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre by ambulance suffering from minor injuries.

OPP advise that the horse was injured from the accident and that officers had to put it down.

Police closed Highway 11-17 while the accident was being investigated and the car removed from the ditch at the side of the roadway.