Police say a major accident with a trailer on the Southwest Freeway resulted in the death of some miniature horses early Sunday morning.
According to the Houston Police Department, the accident happened around 12:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes of Highway 59 near Beechnut.
Police say a man in a minivan slammed into the back of a pickup truck with a trailer of nearly a dozen miniature horses, and two of them died.
The trailer driver wasn't hurt, but the other driver was transported to the hospital. The freeway was shut down for several hours.