Rider taken to hospital after collision with car

  • A rider has received hospital treatment after her horse collided with a car in Claygate, Surrey.

    The accident took place at around 3pm on Sunday (4 October) at the junction of Stevens’ Lane and Common Lane.

    Paramedics, firefighters and police were called to the junction shortly after the accident.

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    The rider suffered pelvic and back injuries and was taken to Tooting Hospital in south London for treatment.

    Those travelling inside the car were not injured.

    “There were reports of a woman who was around 20 who had fallen from her horse and into a car,” a spokesman from South East Ambulance told H&H.

    “We sent paramedics to the scene in one car and one ambulance to treat her for pelvis and back pain before she was taken into St George’s Hospital in Tooting, South London.”

    Firefighters from Esher station were also called to the accident.

    “The female rider had suffered injuries and was being attended to by the ambulance service,” said a spokesman from Surrey Fire and Rescue.

    A spokesman for Surrey Police added that an emergency vet was called to treat the horse, whose condition is not known.

    “There were no reports of any injuries to any of the occupants of the vehicle,” they said.


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