Woman injured after fall from horse | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Woman injured after fall from horse

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter was dispatched to airlift a 43-year-old female from Kerephi, south of Thames, after she fell from her horse whilst attempting a jump at a show jumping event, just after 3 pm on Saturday 13 January.
 She was attended to by St John’s paramedics at the scene prior to the rescue helicopter’s arrival.
After further assessment by the rescue helicopters’ onboard Waikato Hospital Emergency Physician Doctor and Flight Nurse, she was flown to Waikato Hospital with suspected head and spinal injuries.

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