Horse rider airlifted to hospital

Cotswold Journal: Horse rider airlifted to hospital Horse rider airlifted to hospital

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after falling from his horse near Shipston.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident in Whichford at about 2.45pm this afternoon.

A rapid response vehicle, two community first responders and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were dispatched the scene.

A rapid response vehicle from South Central Ambulance Service was also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a man who had fallen from his horse.

"It was reported that the horse had also rolled over the man during the incident.

“The rider was treated for a back injury at the scene. He was given pain relief and fully immobilised before being airlifted to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.”

Comments

Comments are closed on this article.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree