News Channel 5 Nashville reports:
- NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Following a truck inspection, the driver of a tractor trailer carrying horses that buckled on a local interstate, causing one of the horses to be put down, has been issued several misdemeanor citations.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol cited 42-year-old Scott E. York for operating a commercial vehicle without a commercial driver license (CDL), no commercial tag, log book violation, brake violation, defective tire and unsafe operations.
York was driving the trailer carrying 37 horses from Three Angels Farm to Texas when it buckled on its own.
Horses surviving the crash were transferred to another trailer and later continued on their journey to slaughter.
– Crash Shines Light On Horse Slaughter Issue, News Channel 5 Nashville, Jun. 13, 2012 (VIDEO)
– At least one slaughter bound horse killed in Tennessee trailer crash, Tuesday’s Horse, Jun. 12, 2012
– Driver cited in Tenn horse trailer crash that killed three, Tuesday’s Horse, Jan. 19, 2012
– Trucker exposes Three Angels slaughter monger Dorian Ayache for horse cruelty, Tuesday’s Horse, Jan. 21, 2012
– Horses injured in Tennessee trailer crash rejected at Mexican slaughterhouse, Tuesday’s Horse, Feb. 17, 2012