Horse kicks its way out of trailer on M6 near Rugby

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Rugby firefighters were called to the M6 this afternoon (Friday) where a horse had panicked and kicked it way out its box.

Two fire crews from the town’s station were called to the southbound carriageway between junction two and one at around 3.10pm.

Firefighters said the horse had panicked and kicked its way out of the vehicle, while another horse was still inside the horsebox.

They are waiting on the scene until another horsebox arrives to transport the animals to safety.