Woman seriously injured after horse fall in Northumberland

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from her horse at a Northumberland village this morning.

Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 16:46 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th November 2016, 14:18 pm
Brought to you by the Northumberland Gazette.

A Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) spokeswoman said that she sustained multiple life-threatening injuries.

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The incident took place in Whalton, near Morpeth, and the service was called at 11am.

“Following advanced treatment by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team, the woman – who is in her 60s – was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within six minutes,” the spokeswoman added.

“She arrived in a critical condition.”