By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A horse trailer overturned on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn after police say it was hit by a car.

It happened just before 6 a.m. Wednesday on the westbound side near Coney Island Avenue.

Two horses were inside the trailer at the time. They were rescued by emergency crews.

Police say the horses had a few cuts of them, but they were seen walking along the highway and are expected to be OK.

CBSNewYork Team