Teen Injured After Car Spooks Horse

An Oxford County teen is in hospital after being thrown from a horse that was spooked by a passing vehicle.

OPP say it happened around 9am Monday on Milldale Rd. in Norwich Township.

According to police, the 15 year old was riding a horse on the road when the vehicle passed him. The horse reared up and threw the teen to the pavement. The driver of the car stopped andcalled 911 and helped the boy until paramedics arrived.

The teen was airlifted to hospital and is in critical condition.