Dump Truck Strikes, Kills Horses Crossing Road After Escaping Bucks County Farm

A dump truck driver wound up hospitalized after colliding with a pair of horses that escaped from a nearby Bucks County farm.

The crash along Durham Road near the five-point intersection with Old Durham and Stump roads in Plumstead Township, Pennsylvania around 3 a.m. Monday left the horses dead.

Investigators said it appeared the horses came from a local farm and that the crash occurred in the roadway.

The wreck left the driver with injuries that required observation, said police.

Expect traffic delays in the area as crews work to clear the scene, including a utility pole that was damaged.

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