Horse falls on top of elderly Southmost man

Authorities are investigating an accident where a horse reportedly fell on top of an elderly Southmost man early Tuesday afternoon.

It all happened in a rural area off Palma Tejana Drive in the Southmost area of Brownsville just after 12 p.m. Tuesday.

An ambulance was called to the scene after a report that a horse fell on top of a 74-year-old man.

Details were not immediately available but investigators said the man was riding the horse when the accident happened.

Brownsville police said the horse ended up on top of the man.

Paramedics rushed the man to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries.