Crash in Carlyss kills horse and injures pregnant woman - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Crash in Carlyss kills horse and injures pregnant woman

CARLYSS, LA (KPLC) - Around 4:30 this afternoon, a 2 vehicle accident involving a horse trailer kills one horse and sends a pregnant woman to the hospital.

Investigators on the scene tell 7 News that a red truck pulling a horse trailer ran a stop sign on Choupique Road colliding with a white SUV.

The SUV ran off the road, into a ditch and crashed into a tree. The driver was ejected from the vehicle, which then caught on fire. The woman was discovered to be pregnant on the scene and was airlifted to a hospital in severe condition.

The red truck was carrying two horses. One died at the scene and the other is being treated at a near by stable. The driver and passenger in the truck were also brought to a hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

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