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Horse rider seriously injured in Lapworth

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A horse rider was seriously injured in Lapworth on Sunday morning.

A community first responder, a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance with a paramedic and Doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a woman with a reduced level of consciousness after falling from a horse.

“The woman, believed to be around 50, suffered head injuries and also a wrist injury. She received emergency treatment at the scene by medics and due to her condition was anaesthetised by the Doctor.

“She was immobilised using a spinal board and neck collar and was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment.

“The hospital had been pre-alerted to the woman’s arrival and her serious injuries.”

 

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