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CanadaHorse-drawn buggy collides with car, leaves 2 injured in P.E.I.

22:36  03 july  2019
22:36  03 july  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Horse-drawn buggy collides with car, leaves 2 injured in P.E.I.© Mike Groll/Associated Press File A horse-drawn buggy was involved in a collision with a car in Peakes, P.E.I., on Tuesday.

A horse was in the front of a buggy that collided with a car in rural Prince Edward Island on Tuesday.

P.E.I. RCMP say that the occupants were taking the horse and buggy on Route 320 in Peakes, P.E.I., when a car hit them.

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Police believe that the driver and passenger of the vehicle were ejected after the vehicle lost control and landed on its side.

The driver and passenger of the vehicle were taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Charlottetown with non-life-threatening injuries.

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According to police, the occupants of the heavily damaged buggy were not injured.

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The horse suffered a cut to its leg and will reportedly make a full recovery.

The RCMP investigation into the cause of the collision is still ongoing.

Second horse dies during chuckwagon race.
A horse was euthanized following an injury sustained during the second heat of Wednesday’s chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede. The horse, belonging to driver Obrey Motowylo, began slowing down on the backstretch of the race and stopped before the final turn. It was later covered by a tarp and loaded onto a tractor to be transported off the track. The Stampede said the horse was immediately assessed by a veterinarian, who determined it suffered a fractured left front radius. “It was determined there was no option for treatment and the horse was euthanized,” the Stampede said in a statement. “This type of injury is known in racing horses.

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