Girl injured after horse collapses on her in Norfolk

A 14-year-old girl has been flown to hospital by air ambulance with serious head injuries after a horse collapsed on her in Norfolk.

East of England Ambulance Service crews were called at 15:08 BST to reports that the girl was trapped under a horse on Blackwater Lane, Great Witchingham.

The girl was airlifted by the Magpas Helimedix team to Addenbrooke's Hospital, in Cambridge.

The 999 caller said the horse had collapsed on top of the girl and died.

A joint police and Health and Safety Executive investigation is underway to examine the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said: "Although we're in the early stages of our investigation, early indications are that this was an accident."

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