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Woman taken to hospital after horse kicks her in the stomach

PUBLISHED: 16:34 15 July 2020 | UPDATED: 08:48 16 July 2020

The Magpas air ambulance at the scene of the call-out in Brancaster. Picture: Magpas

The Magpas air ambulance at the scene of the call-out in Brancaster. Picture: Magpas

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A woman was thrown from the back of a horse and then kicked in the stomach in an incident on the north Norfolk coast.

The 30-year-old was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn by road ambulance after it happened at around 10.20am on July 15.

Teams from Hunstanton Coastguard, Wells and Cley Coastguard and the Magpas air ambulance also rushed to the woman’s aid.

Hunstanton Coastguard said: “A 30-year-old female who was thrown from a horse and then kicked in the stomach at Brancaster. Once on scene, we assisted the paramedics.

“The casualty was then transferred to an ambulance and taken to hospital in King’s Lynn. We then assisted clearing an area on the car park so that the air ambulance could take off and return to its station.

“Once the air ambulance had cleared scene, the teams were then stood down and returned to our respective stations.”

A spokesperson from the East of England Air Ambulance said: “An ambulance, an ambulance officer vehicle and the Magpas air ambulance were sent to Beach Road, Brancaster this morning following reports of woman injured in a horse-riding incident.

A Magpas spokesperson said the woman was in a stable condition when they left her in the care of the road ambulance crew..


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