Woman breaks leg in horse riding accident in Whittlesey

Emergency services incident, news form the Peterborough Telegraph, www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk @peterboroughtel on Twitter

Emergency services incident, news form the Peterborough Telegraph, www.peterboroughtoday.co.uk @peterboroughtel on Twitter

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A woman broke her leg after a horse fell on her in Whittlesey.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received a call at just after 7am today (27th August) to a track off the A605 at Whittlesey.

An ambulance crew, Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance attended to a report of a woman who had fallen off a horse, which had then fallen on her.

They treated a woman in her late 20s who had a suspected broken leg. She was given pain relief before being taken to Peterborough City Hospital by land ambulance.

Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening