Woman seriously injured after horse fall

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

Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:35 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th November 2016, 2:18 pm
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A Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) spokeswoman said that she sustained multiple life-threatening injuries.

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

“After 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.”