Update 3/14/23 @ 12:10 PM:
One 14-year-old rider died at the scene and the two other riders, a 16-year-old, and a 17-year-old were taken to a local hospital and remain in stable condition. This is an ongoing investigation that will be documented under Case Numbers: 043442-2023 and 043443-2023
On March 14, 2023, at around 5:30 am, Dallas police responded to a vehicle crash at Great Trinity Forest and Julius Schepps Freeway.
The preliminary investigation determined the crash involved three horses and three riders. One rider died at the scene, the two others were taken to local hospitals in stable condition.
The preliminary investigation has determined the three riders appear to be juveniles and the horses were stolen.
One horse died at the scene, another was euthanized at the scene by a veterinarian. The third horse was injured but is expected to live.
Preliminary information provided was the involved driver left the scene, however, the driver did not leave and stayed at the location.
The investigation is ongoing – no charges are expected for the driver of the vehicle involved in the crash.
Information will be released when it becomes available.