A horse rider has been airlifted after falling on her head

Monday 20th July 2015 – 8.45pm – Murray MacGregor.

A woman horse rider has been airlifted after coming off her horse and landing face first.

The incident happened on land off Station Road, Rolleston on Dove in Staffordshire at just after 4.00pm.

A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman was jumping fences on her mount when she fell leaving her dazed after possibly being knocked out briefly.

“The 27 year old from Burton was complaining of lower back, pelvic and abdominal pain.

“She was immobilised and had a pelvic splint attached. She was also given pain relief before being airlifted to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment.”


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