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

*Copying of any material published on this website is prohibited by law. If you wish to re-use any words, photographs or any material, you will need prior permission in writing. For details of how to do that click here

See also:

OK given to demolish former Meads Surgery

High Street blood pressure check

How to advertise on

See also

Share this story

Sign up to receive daily news alerts

I'd like to receive updates every: