Woman airlifted to hospital after falling off horse in Lichfield

A woman has been airlifted to hospital after falling off her horse in Lichfield.

She was riding in a field off Walsall Road at Muckley Corner this afternoon (September 20) when the incident happened.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “She was riding a horse when it reared up causing her to fall and then the animal fell on top of her.

” A rapid response vehicle was first on scene and the paramedic treated her for a suspected fractured leg, splinting it and providing pain relief.

“Due to the location, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire was sent to airlift the woman to New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.”

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