Horserider airlifted in Coventry


Thursday 4th July 2013 – 8.30pm – Claire Brown.

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after coming off a horse in Coventry this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a field off Hawkes Mill Lane, Allesley, at around 5.45pm earlier today (Thursday). An ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The woman, believed to be 44 years old, had been riding a horse when she was reportedly thrown to the ground.

“Crews assessed the woman and found she had sustained chest, leg and hip injuries. She was given pain relief to control her discomfort and to stabilise her condition before she was immobilised and airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.”



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