ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Two horses were rescued and suffered minor injuries Saturday afternoon after a trailer they were in overturned on a highway in Arlington, officials said.
The incident happened on southbound U.S. 287 near Russell Curry Road. Police closed the highway as they worked on the accident.READ MORE: 2 Men Arrested In Wylie On Human Trafficking Charges
A trailer carrying the horses overturned onto a grassy area along the highway, trapping them inside.
Video from a Texas Department of Transportation camera showed multiple witnesses at the scene appearing to help rescue the horses.READ MORE: Warrant Issued For Dallas Police Officer Jacob Hughes, Accused Of Fabricating Evidence
The Arlington Fire Department tweeted the horses were successfully rescued and that they had minor injuries.
It is currently unknown what caused the trailer to overturn. The driver with the trailer was not injured.