Appeal After Horse Rider Seriously Injured In Road Traffic Collision, Bramham.

Monday, December 16, 2019

Police are appealing for witnesses following a road traffic collision in Bramham in which a horse rider received serious injuries.

At about 9am yesterday (15/12) a silver Vauxhall Astra was involved in a collision with a white horse and its rider in Toulston Lane.

The rider, a woman in her sixties, received serious injuries and was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by air ambulance. She is continuing to receive treatment.

The horse was also seriously injured and had to be put down by a vet at the scene.

Another woman, who had been riding with her, received slight injuries after she was thrown from her horse.

The driver of the Astra was interviewed by voluntary attendance in relation to the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the collision or the circumstances leading up to it, particularly anyone with relevant dashcam footage, is asked to contact PC 6100 Beecham at West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit via 101 quoting reference 13190640544 or online via www.westyorkshire.police.uk/101livechat

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