One man was seriously injured, a mother and her two children escaped unharmed and a horse was killed, when a SUV struck the horse and its rider Thursday night in the Eli community.
According to a report filed by KSP Trooper Bryan Shepard….Chad Roy, age 31, was riding a horse in the roadway when it was struck from the rear by a 2001 Chevrolet Suburban being driven by 32 year old Lynae Riggins.
Roy sustained head and other injuries and was airlifted from near the scene to the U.K. Medical Center. Riggins and her two children, ages 7 and 5, were not injured.
The collision occurred just before 7:20 p.m. Thursday on Ky. 76 in front of the Eli Plaza country store.