Teenager seriously injured after horse fall

A teenager suffered a severe head injury after falling from a horse in a rural Northumberland location.

Wednesday, 21st December 2016, 2:56 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 2:02 pm
The Great North Air Ambulance Service helicopter at the scene of the incident.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called at about 2.25pm yesterday. The incident took place in Ogle, north west of Ponteland.

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Following treatment by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team, the 15-year-old was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within eight minutes.

She arrived there in a serious condition.