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Woman airlifted to Westmead Hospital after fall from galloping racehorse at Agnes Banks

Jun 13, 2022

 

A woman aged in her 20s has been flown to hospital in a stable condition after she was injured after falling from a galloping racehorse during a training ride this morning.

 

She suffered head and suspected leg fractures.

The Mounties Care CareFlight helicopter was tasked to the horse training facility on Castlereagh Road by NSW Ambulance shortly after 9am this morning.

NSW Ambulance paramedics worked alongside CareFlight’s medical team to treat the woman at the scene.

CareFlight’s specialist doctor and a NSW Ambulance critical care paramedic performed a clinical assessment and provided treatment for injuries to the head and suspected lower limb fractures.

The team took precautions for possible spinal injuries and transferred the patient to the helicopter.

The woman was airlifted to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.

 
 
 
 
 

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