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CCTV from the Ship Inn catches the shock as the carriage careers forward.<br />
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Holiday makers rushed for cover after a runaway horse and carriage careered through the seaside town and crashed into a car.<br />
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The horse-drawn cart was being driven through the packed streets of Swanage, Dorset, when crowds spooked the horse and it bolted.<br />
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The 20-year-old at the reins of the out-of-control cart was thrown 30ft in the collision with an unsuspecting driver's car.<br />
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Both the horse and the four-wheeled cart were thrown onto their sides, narrowly missing passing bystanders.<br />
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Incredibly the cart driver, the female car driver and the horse all escaped unscathed.<br />
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Emergency services rushed to the scene at Swanage High Street where they treated both drivers for shock.<br />
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It took eight firefighters to right the 110-year-old carriage.<br />
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The shaken horse was recovered by members of the public.