Horses involved in Mitchell Fwy crash safe and well back at home

The Mitchell Freeway crash that was causing traffic delays. Picture: Tyler Brown.
The Mitchell Freeway crash that was causing traffic delays. Picture: Tyler Brown.

THE horses involved in a crash on Mitchell Freeway this morning are well and have been transported home.

Mariginiup resident Teagan Jahn was taking two horses to Hillarys Horse Beach when a car hit the float she was towing.

“The driver lifted the horse float and our tow bar was smashed; the float was only attached by the safety chain,” she said.

The crash occurred on Mitchell Freeway southbound near Whitfords Avenue, Woodvale.

It was reported about 9.40am and WA Police and St John Ambulance attended, with one person taken to Joondalup Health Campus (JHC) as a precaution.

The crash was cleared within an hour and the horses were taken away in a separate vehicle.

“We had to organise a float to get the horses home,” Ms Jahn said.

“The horses have both hit their heads and have scratches and are a bit stiff but are at home now, eating and seem happy.”

Ms Jahn said she was now also at JHC as a precaution.

“I hit my head and it’s starting to hurt so thought we would get it checked just in case,” she said.

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