Man flown to hospital after falling from horse in Cumbria


A MAN was airlifted to hospital with multiple injuries after falling from a horse.  The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident which happened in Penruddock, near Penrith at 11.15am on Sunday.  The doctor-led team assessed and treated the 46-year-old man, from Motherwell, for back, leg, arm, pelvis and chest injuries, before he was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle in 29 minutes.

A MAN was airlifted to hospital with multiple injuries after falling from a horse. 

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident which happened in Penruddock, near Penrith at 11.15am on Sunday. 

The doctor-led team assessed and treated the 46-year-old man, from Motherwell, for back, leg, arm, pelvis and chest injuries, before he was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle in 29 minutes. He arrived in a serious but stable condition. 

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