Air ambulance called to injured horse rider at High Hurstwood

An air ambulance flew an injured horse rider to the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton, after an accident at High Hurstwood.

The Kent and Sussex Air Ambulance was deployed after the woman rider received thorax injuries in a fall from a horse. The thorax is the part of the body betwen the neck and abdomen.

Other emergency services at the scene were Sussex Police and the South East Coast Ambulance Service.

The incident took place at around yesterday lunchtime (April 9).

The Sussex and Surrey Air Ambulance is funded almost entirely through the generosity of the people, businesses and charitable organisations of Kent, Surrey & Sussex. Find out more here

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