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Horse 'stiff and sore' after being rear-ended by drunk driver Friday: OPP

Wellington OPP say a drunk driver rear-ended a pick-up truck pulling a loaded horse trailer Friday night. The driver is facing charges.

The driver is now facing charges, police say

A 45-year-old man is facing charges after rear-ending a pick-up truck pulling a loaded horse trailer Friday night, according to Wellington County OPP. (Reuters)

A drunk driver is facing charges after rear-ending a pick-up truck pulling a loaded horse trailer Friday night, Wellington OPP say.

The incident happened at Ninth Line at Side Road 5 around 8:00 p.m. Friday.

Witnesses said the pick-up truck was stopped and had started making a turn when it was rear-ended by a sedan.

Both the driver and the horse were left "stiff and sore" after the incident, said OPP Const. Cheri Rockefeller.

A 45-year-old Mississauga man is facing two counts of impaired driving and will appear in court Oct. 11.