Horses are being flown from a paddock in Australia to a veterinary clinic for treatment after a car crash on the Queensland coast left one seriously injured.
Key points:A woman in a car was killed in a collision with a boat on the NSW coast last monthA boat carrying 10 horses has crashed off the NSW-Queensland coastAn owner of the boat said the horses were rescued from a nearby paddockTwo horses, aged 2 and 5, are on life support at a local hospitalThe injured woman, who was also a woman in the car, is expected to survive.
“She was a very busy woman,” the woman’s husband, who did not want to be named, said.
“It’s been an awful shock to see her come out of the water with her face bloodied.”
The owner of a boat carrying the horses is understood to be from New South Wales.
“They were picked up from the paddock on Friday morning,” the man said.
He said the woman had been driving a motorhome and was due to fly home to Brisbane.
“The boat was on a paddocked area on the west coast, the paddocks have been closed off, but we’re still hopeful they’ll be alright,” he said.
“It would be great to see some of the horses safely back in Australia.”
Hopefully they’ll get some help.
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