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Girl, 12, taken to Pembury, Tunbridge Wells hospital after being injured during horse riding accident

By Annabel Rusbridge-Thomas

A 12-year-old girl was taken to hospital after a horse fell on her in a riding accident.

Kent Ambulance Service was called to land off Bedgebury Road in Goudhurst at 3.40pm yesterday.

It is believed the horse fell on top of the young girl after an accident during a ride across the land.

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance was scrambled. Stock picture

The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance attended, and accompanied ambulance crews who took the young girl to Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Pembury by road.

An ambulance spokesman said: "It is believed the girl sustained injuries from a horse falling on her. She was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital."

The girl suffered hip pain and a suspected injury to her collar bone.

Her injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

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