Man knocked out by horse in Rushden

Police and paramedics were called after the horse kicked out at a member of the public

By Stephanie Weaver
Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 1:10 pm
Updated Tuesday, 5th May 2020, 1:12 pm
Newton Road in Rushden
Newton Road in Rushden

A man was left unconscious after being kicked by a horse in Rushden.

Police and ambulance were called to Newton Road in Rushden today (Tuesday) following an incident involving a loose horse.

A spokesman for Northants Police said: "This happened at 11.20am and involved reports of a horse on the loose who had kicked out at a member of the public.

"The man it kicked was knocked unconscious but after treatment from paramedics at the scene, he seems to be okay."

The spokesman added that the horse has been rounded up and is no longer on the loose.

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