A man and his girlfriend were riding their horses when one of the horses got startled, stepped into the road and was hit by a car, according to California Highway Patrol.
Just before 6 p.m., the two were riding their horses at Tahoe Street and Quince Avenue in Caruthers when they were approaching the street signs and the girlfriends horse got startled.
CHP says her horse walked backwards a few feet into the road and a car clipped the horse’s leg.
The girlfriend was transported to Community Regional Medical Center and has minor injuries.
The horse also has minor injuries.
DRIVE SAFE: On our ride along with @ChpFresno we came to Caruthers where a horse got hit by a car. The rider is now at CRMC and should be okay. pic.twitter.com/JKS5tPPwOM— Justin Lum (@JustinLumLive) November 30, 2018