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Woodbridge: Man dragged by horse after fall suffers chest and abdomen injuries

PUBLISHED: 09:59 03 July 2014 | UPDATED: 14:27 03 July 2014

Essex Air Ambulance.

Essex Air Ambulance.

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A man was injured after falling and being dragged by a horse in Woodbridge.

Paramedics were called at 6.50pm yesterday to Sutton Road where a rapid response car, ambulance and the Essex Air Ambulance were dispatched.

An ambulance spokesperson said: “We treated a man in his 40s who suffered injuries to his chest and abdomen. He was conveyed by land to Ipswich Hospital for further care.”

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