Girl airlifted from Malvern after being kicked in the head by a horse

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Sunday 19th October 2014 – 6.00pm – Claire Brown.

A young girl, who was kicked in the head by a horse this morning, was airlifted to a specialist children’s hospital after receiving treatment by the ambulance service in Worcestershire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a property in Blackmore Park Road, Malvern Wells shortly before 7.50am this morning (Sunday). An ambulance, a responder paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The eight-year-old girl had reportedly been kicked in the head by a horse.

“Upon assessment, ambulance staff found she had sustained a nasty head wound and suspected she had been knocked unconscious for a short time.

“Ambulance staff gave the girl pain relief and anti-sickness drugs to help manage her condition before she was airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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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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