Woman falls from shire horse and is trampled on in Gamlingay

09:44 10 July 2014

Magpas Helimedix flew to the scene in Gamlingay yesterday.

Magpas Helimedix flew to the scene in Gamlingay yesterday.


A woman fell from a shire horse before being trampled on in Gamlingay.

At about 3pm yesterday (Wednesday), Magpas Helimedix doctor Nick Foster and paramedic Keir Rutherford arrived at a field near the village in an air ambulance. They assessed the patient - who had suffered lower back and pelvic injuries - before giving her pain relief alongside the East of England Ambulance Service at the scene.

The woman, who is in her 30s, was taken to Bedford Hospital in a land ambulance. She was not in a life-threatening condition.


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