Woman in hospital after being crushed by horse box

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A WOMAN is in hospital after a horse box became disconnected from the vehicle towing it, and fell on her while she was out walking in Chinnor.

Police were called at 3.06pm yesterday (Sunday) by the ambulance service reporting a collision outside Hempton Field Care Home on Lower Ickneild Way, Chinnor.

A horse box had disconnected from the silver Ford Ranger that was towing it and fallen on a woman in her 60s, who was trapped.

The woman was freed by the fire service and taken to the John Radcliffe Hospital for treatment for various injuries, including a fractured arm and broken ribs. She is today reported as being in a stable condition.

The road was closed until around 6pm to allow investigators to examine the scene. Anyone with any information should contact PC Gary Froud via the 24-hour Police Enquiry Centre on 101.