Horses rescued from overturned trailer on Lincolnshire road

Horse being treated by a vet on the A46 Image copyright Lincs/Notts RPU
Image caption The horses were treated at the roadside after being freed by firefighters

Two horses have been rescued from an overturned trailer on a busy road between Lincoln and Newark.

Fire crews and a vet helped free the animals after the crash on the A46 near Norton Disney, which happened at about 11:00 GMT.

The condition of the horses in not yet known, but some reports said one of the animals was badly injured.

Police said they were both taken away for treatment. Officers have appealed for witnesses to contact them.

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