Horse Rider Airlifted


Wednesday 26th June 2013 – 4pm – Steve Parry.

A woman has been taken to hospital after falling from her horse near Coleshill this morning.

The incident occurred in Packington Lane, just before 9.50am.

The Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill and a paramedic in a rapid response car attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a woman had fallen from a horse.

“A woman in her forties was treated for a serious head injury.

“The horse rider was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and placed on a spinal board. She was also sedated before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.”

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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