Loose horse on Lincoln Bypass causes travel chaos for commuters

Motorists driving along the Lincoln Bypass were greeted by an unexpected surprise on the morning of Friday, January 15… as a horse had made its way onto the dual carriageway.

The horse was running southbound on the northbound carriageway of the A46 between the Skellingthorpe and Carholme roundabouts.

Lincolnshire Police attended the rather unusual incident, catching up with the horse and leading it to safety.

The horse’s bid for freedom has had a knock-on effect on traffic in the area, causing mayhem and frustration for motorists on the bypass.

Drivers were also busy alerting other road users to the incident on The Lincolnite’s social media pages, urging other motorists to be cautious.