Horse Rescue On NJ Turnpike

July 26, 2020

ROBBINSVILLE, NJ (MERCER)–At 12:23 the Robbinsville Township Fire Department and the East Windsor First Aid Squad along with the NJ State Police were sent to Mile Marker 63.1 south bound for a horse stuck in a trailer. The horse became stuck while the towing vehicle became separated from the trailer and the horse jumped over a retainer bar inside the trailer causing the horse to be stuck. Fire fighters arrived on scene and used a rescue saw along with help from the horse’s owner to cut though the retaining bar so the horse could be freed. Once the horse was free the vehicle was able to continue on its travels. The horse did not appear to be injured.