Horses hit by car on M6 sliproad in Cumbria killed
Two horses were killed and their riders injured when they were hit by a car on a sliproad off the M6 in Cumbria.
Cumbria Police said the car had left the motorway at junction 39, near Shap, just before 1815 BST on Friday.
A male rider in his 60s suffered a minor head injury and serious chest and leg injuries. A woman in her 50s suffered minor knee injuries.
The car driver, a man in his 70s from the Wigan area, was arrested on suspicion of drinking and driving.