Woman flown to hospital after being kicked by cow in field near Daventry

A woman who was kicked by a cow while in a field near Daventry was flown to hospital by air ambulance.

Tuesday, 3rd May 2016, 12:59 pm
Updated Tuesday, 3rd May 2016, 2:04 pm
Picture: Rob Holding

A spokesman for Magpas Air Ambulance said, in a statement released today, that the medics were called on Sunday at 5.45pm.

“Magpas Doctor Steve Corry-Bass and Paramedic Simon Standen landed near Daventry, via the air ambulance, to treat a woman who had been kicked by a cow,” he said.

“The Magpas team assessed the woman (in her 40s), who had sustained a leg injury. They gave her advanced pain relief (providing advanced A&E level care at the scene) and put measures in place to protect her injuries.

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“The patient was then flown to University Hospital Coventry where she was in a stable condition upon arrival,” he said.

The helicopter crew who flew the medical team were chief pilot Richard Eastwood and crewmember Lee Kennedy. EMAS Ambulance Service was also in attendance.