Police officer suffers broken bones after horse collides with traffic light 5 months ago

Police officer suffers broken bones after horse collides with traffic light

Footage of the incident has been shared widely on social media.

A policewoman in the UK has suffered a number of broken bones as a result of a police horse colliding with a set of traffic lights on Saturday.

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The policewoman was riding the horse at great speed when it collided with the lights.

It is believed she suffered a broken collar bone, broken ribs and a collapsed lung as a result of the fall.

She was working at a large protest in London when the incident took place.

A number of videos of the incident have since been shared on social media.

Met Police released a statement about the incident, saying: "The officer is currently in hospital, receiving treatment for her injuries which are not life threatening.

"The officer fell from her horse, and we are examining the full circumstances of what took place.

"The horse, uninjured, made its own way back to the stables, nearby."

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The incident took place at one of many Black Lives Matter protests taking place across the world over the past number of weeks, since the killing of George Floyd by police in America.