Horse breaks free from carriage in Hyde Park Square

Posted by Christi Reynard email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A carriage driver was injured and his carriage and a light post damaged after a horse spooked and took off in Hyde Park Square Wednesday night.

Police say it happened around 7:15 p.m. when the horse pulling a carriage got startled, and took off, crashing the carriage into a light post, and breaking free of its harness.

The carriage overturned, and knocked over the light post.

The driver was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

The horse ran loose for about a half hour before police caught it.  Aside from being startled, the animal was unharmed.

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