Woman seriously injured during Gozo horse race

A woman has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries after being struck by a horse in Gozo.

Malta Police told 89.7 Bay the accident happened during a horse race in Republic Street in Victoria at around 8pm on Monday.

The woman, 72, was taken to Gozo General Hospital and then transferred to Mater Dei Hospital for further treatment.

Horse racing in the streets is a long-running summer tradition in Victoria.

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