Animal Casualties

In 2016 42 ponies, 13 cattle and 8 donkeys died as a result of road traffic accidents

What to do if you hit an animal

Report the incident by phoning 999 or 101 in non-urgent cases. The call handler will alert the appropriate people.

What to do if you spot an injured animal

Contact the Forestry Commission on their 24 hour hotline: 0300 067 4600
or the Verderers Office during working hours: 023 8028 2052 (Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm)


For more information visit the New Forest National Park website or read the advice for driving in the New Forest.