Female patient airlifted after falling off horse
One woman was left in a critical condition and another rider sustained minor injuries yesterday after they fell off a horse in Lydenburg, Mpumalanga. ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene to find the critical woman lying in the veld and unconscious. He fellow rider lay next to her and was stable. Advanced life support was performed on the critical patient to treat her severe head injury. She was thereafter airlifted in a stable to Mediclinic Nelspruit for urgent medical treatment. Her fellow rider was transported to the same hospital by ambulance. The exact cause of the incident is not yet known.