Man falls from horse

The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney) - - NEWS -

A MAN has suf­fered head and chest in­juries after be­ing thrown from a horse in the Up­per Hunter re­gion of NSW.

The West­pac Res­cue He­li­copter was called after a re­port at 11.45am on Satur­day that a 60-year-old man had been thrown from the an­i­mal on a ru­ral prop­erty in Mer­riwa.

Paramedics man­aged to sta­bilise the man’s con­di­tion be­fore he was flown from Den­man Oval to John Hunter Hospi­tal in New­cas­tle.

He re­mains in hospi­tal in a se­ri­ous but sta­ble con­di­tion.

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