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Horse rider injured in fall near Coniston
8:56am Monday 30th December 2013 in News
A HORSE rider was airlifted to hospital on Saturday after falling from her mount, sustaining leg and pelvic injuries.
The 40-year-old, from Torpenhow near Wigton, was hacking near Coniston when the incident occurred at around 1pm. She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken on a nine-minute flight to Furness General Hospital by a helicopter from the Great North Air Ambulance.
Her condition was later said to be stable.
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