Horse Rider Airlifted in Warwickshire

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Wednesday 15 July 2015 – 7.45pm – Steve Parry.

A horse rider has been airlifted to hospital after falling from her horse in Baxterley, Atherstone in Warwickshire this afternoon.

The incident happened on Main Road at just before 5.45pm.

An ambulance, together with a community paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill in Staffordshire attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews treated a woman who had fallen from a horse in Baxterley this afternoon.

“The patient, believed to be in her fifties, was treated for neck and back pain after falling from her horse onto the road.

“The woman was immobilised with the use of a pelvic splint, neck collar and placed on a spinal board as a precaution.

“The patient was also given pain relief before being airlifted to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.”

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