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Horse and Rider Struck, Horse Killed

download (2)A rider is recovering from his injuries after he and his horse were hit by a minivan. According to officials, 27-year-old Samuel Granger II, who was riding his horse, Beau, was hit by a Dodge minivan being driven by Alinda Butz of Jacksonville, when she was driving down Ratliff Road at around 8:00 p.m. Investigators say that Granger’s horse was hit a second time sometime before 9:00 p.m.

Ganger was taken to UF Health Jacksonville to be treated for his injuries. No word has been released on his current condition. Nassau County Road and Bridge Department foreman, Reggie Popham, said his crews were out searching for the horse Sunday night but didn’t find it.

A reporter spotted the dead horse and reported it to authorities. Crews to remove the animal, but by the time they arrived, it is estimated that the dead horse had been on the road for approximately 12 hours.

Investigators found that Butz was at fault in the accident for failing to yield.

Horses and traffic can often be a dangerous or even deadly combination. When an accident involving a motor vehicle and a horse does happen, it is often because an animal is frightened unexpectedly. Even with the best of intentions, accidents can and do happen. Having an experienced legal professional on your side is the first step in your accident or injury lawsuit. At Auger & Auger, we have the resources and experience that can help.

Call Auger & Auger today to schedule your free initial consultation and legal analysis by using our toll free number or our contact form here on our website.

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