Intoxicated man rides horse onto freeway
LONG BEACH, Calif.
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a drunken man made his way onto a California freeway while atop a horse.
KABC-TV reports California Highway Patrol responded around 1 a.m. Saturday to a report of a man riding a white horse on the eastbound California State Route 91.
Officers stopped the man and administered field sobriety tests, with the man registering a blood-alcohol level of.21 and .19 percent — or more than double the legal limit.
The man was arrested and booked for riding a horse while under the influence.
The horse, Guera, was unharmed and released to the man’s mother.
California Highway Patrol offered a message to the public on Twitter: “No, you may not ride your horse on the freeway, and certainly not while intoxicated.”
Information from: KABC-TV, http://abclocal.go.com/kabc/