Newmarket: Air ambulance rescue for rider

Air medics help injured rider in fall drama

AN air ambulance was today sent to Newmarket after a woman rider fell from her horse.

The incident happened shortly after 10am near Moulton Road in Newmarket.

The rider had suffered a pelvic injury.

Captain Jim Molesly flew Dr Tim Lightfoot and East of England Ambulance Trust (EEAST) critical care paramedic Jemma Varela to the scene of the incident and landed in front of Heath House in Moulton Road.

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The air team worked alongside the land ambulance crew in order to treat the rider.

They rider was sedated, immobilised and had a pelvic splint applied before she was transferred to Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge by road.

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Ms Varela said: “The ambulance service and medical team worked well together to give this young lady the best possible care for her injuries.”

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