Mercedes failed to stop after collision with horse and teenage rider

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car drove off after colliding with a horse and rider on t

Police are appealing for witnesses after a car drove off after colliding with a horse and rider on the B1078, Ipswich Road, in Charsfield Picture: GOOGLEMAPS - Credit: Archant

A car drove off after colliding with a horse and teenage rider in Charsfield today.

The crash happened soon after 3.35pm today, Thursday December 19, on the B1078, Ipswich Road.

According to a police spokesman, a 19-year-old rider was walking with her horse along the side of the road when they were involved in a collision with a car, described as a blue/silver Mercedes.

The Mercedes failed to stop at the scene of the crash.

The horse rider suffered minor injuries in collision however her horse escaped the crash uninjured.


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Police would like to speak to a anyone who witnessed the incident or anyone who may have dash cam footage of a silver/blue car driving between Wickham Market and Otley on December 19.

Anyone with any information should contact the Roads and Armed Policing Team on 101quoting CAD 255 December 19.

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Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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