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Traffic Accident In Santa Barbara County Leads To The Deaths Of Two Horses

Posted on Friday, March 28, 2014 2:57pm

A traffic accident in Santa Barbara County led to the deaths of two horses, when a trailer hauling them overturned.

The accident happened just before 6 a.m. today, at the intersection of Highway 154 and San Marcos Pass Road, on San Marcos Pass.

The CHP says the driver was trying to make a tight turn in the dark when the accident happened.

There were eight horses in the trailer.

One died in the crash, and a second had to be euthanized because of its injuries.

The driver was unhurt.

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