Woman injured in horse accident

Transferring at Gloucester hospital. Photo courtsey of Westpac Helicopter Service
Transferring at Gloucester hospital. Photo courtsey of Westpac Helicopter Service

Update:

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has retrieved a woman injured in a horse accident from Gloucester Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital and taken her to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle.

It’s reported the 43-year-old woman fall off horse into a barbed wire fence on a property at Barrington.

She has been reported as stable for flight with pelvic and serious arm lacerations.

Earlier:

Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service has been called to Gloucester after reports of a woman being injured in a horse accident on Wednesday, April 11.

The helicopter was seen flying over town around 1pm on the way to meet the ambulance at Gloucester Soldiers' Memorial Hospital.

It’s reported the ambulance is transporting a 43-year-old woman who has had a fall from a horse onto a barb wire fence.

She has reportedly suffered pelvic and associated injuries along with lacerations.

Westpac Rescue Helicopter clinical team will treat the woman before flying her to John Hunter Hospital for further treatment.

There is no report on her condition at the time of this publication.