Woman in hospital with suspected broken leg after falling off horse, which then fell on her, in Whittlesey

Emergency services attended serious accident on M11 today

Emergency services attended serious accident on M11 today - Credit: Archant

A woman was taken to hospital after falling from a horse, which then fell on her, in Whittlesey this morning.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received a call at just after 7am today to a track off the A605.

An ambulance crew, Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance attended to a report of a woman who had fallen off a horse.

They treated a woman in her late 20s who had a suspected broken leg. She was given pain relief before being taken to Peterborough City Hospital by land ambulance.

Magpas Helimedix (Doctor Raluca Ionescu and paramedic Chris Hawkins) also attended the incident.


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Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

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