A HORSE was put down after it ran onto the Ferry Road in Tilbury last week.
The tragedy occurred last Tuesday lunchtime near to the junction at Brennan Road.
According to reports, the horse had drifted onto the road from a nearby field.
The horse was struck by a vehicle.
Police from the Port of Tilbury and Essex Police attended at the scene.
The horse was discovered to have had a broken leg. A vet attended and sadly had to be put down soon after.