Jockey thrown from horse and airlifted


The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to a jockey who had been thrown from his horse which then landed on him at Melsonby, near Scotch Corner at 1:05pm yesterday (Tues).  The 25-year-old man, from Crook, sustained a possible pelvic fracture which was splinted on scene. He was then given pain relief before being flown to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to a jockey who had been thrown from his horse which then landed on him at Melsonby, near Scotch Corner at 1:05pm yesterday (Tues). 

The 25-year-old man, from Crook, sustained a possible pelvic fracture which was splinted on scene. He was then given pain relief before being flown to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. The flight took six minutes.  

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