Horses pass away after trailer hits NHP vehicle


LAS VEGAS (FOX5) –

A Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper’s vehicle was struck Saturday afternoon just after 3 p.m. in the southbound lanes of I-15 near Moapa.

Cannon fodder Loy Hixson with NHP stated an initial investigation showed a guy driving a truck and trailer with horses within, hit a parked NHP cruiser. The trooper was receiving particles from the highway when the truck hit the police car.

According to Hixson, the cannon fodder was not injured. The male truck motorist sustained non-life threatening injuries. The horses in the trailer died from the crash. The ideal lane is closed while the crash is tidied up.

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