Police say driver released from Royal Perth Hospital and recovering after Brand Hwy crash with horse float

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Reuben CarderGeraldton Guardian
The driver of a car involved in a crash with a vehicle towing a horse float on Brand Highway  was released from hospital is recovering, police said.
Camera IconThe driver of a car involved in a crash with a vehicle towing a horse float on Brand Highway was released from hospital is recovering, police said. Credit: WA Police

The driver of a car involved in a crash with a vehicle towing a horse float on Brand Highway over the weekend was released from hospital on Wednesday and is recovering, police said.

The Holden Commodore the person was driving collided with an Isuzu D-Max towing an occupied horse trailer on Brand Highway near Hamersley Road south of Geraldton on Sunday, according to the Mid West Gascoyne Traffic section.

The driver of the Commodore was taken to Royal Perth Hospital.

The driver and passenger in the Isuzu were uninjured.

There was no information on the number of horses in the trailer, but none were injured.

Police said they were interviewing witnesses and no charges had been laid.

The WA Police Easter traffic campaign starts in a few weeks, with double demerit points in place from midnight on April 13 to midnight on April 18.

The following weekend will be the ANZAC Day long weekend, with a traffic campaign and double demerit points in force from midnight on April 21 to midnight April 25.

Police will have extra numbers on the road for the campaigns.

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