Riding accident at Rainbow Flat

A 57-year-old woman was airlifted to Newcastle’s John Hunter Hospital from Rainbow Flat earlier today, Friday March 9 following a riding accident.

According to a spokesperson from the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, it appeared the woman had been riding the horse, she fell off and it trampled her.

The woman was treated by a clinical team and paramedics for neck and head injuries.

She was reported to be in a stable condition.