A fatal crash on the Batman Highway near Rowella in Tasmania killed four horses and injured five people.
The incident was reported at around 1.45 am on Monday.
According to police, a white Ford Ranger was towing a horse float at the time of the accident.
The five people, who were aged between 14 and 20, were taken to the hospital with various injuries.
According to inspector Ruth Orr, the group was on its way back to Rowella after attending a racing meeting in Hobart when the accident occurred.
The five occupants were taken to the hospital due to their injuries.
One of the passengers, an 18-year-old, suffered serious injuries and was taken to a hospital in Melbourne.
A 17-year-old passenger was also taken to the Royal Hobart Hospital for treatment.
The female driver of the vehicle sustained some fractures.
The front passenger of the car suffered a concussion.
The two horses that were on the road died after the vehicle crashed, while the others were euthanized.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the vehicle and the individuals involved in the incident.
Anyone with information can contact Crime Stoppers.