Pensioner in life-threatening condition after Havant beach buggy accident

A 65-year-old woman has died after her scarf got caught up in a beach buggy in Havant on Sunday, December 18.
A 65-year-old woman has died after her scarf got caught up in a beach buggy in Havant on Sunday, December 18.

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A WOMAN was left with life-threatening injuries after a scarf she was wearing got caught up in a beach buggy she was travelling in.

South Central Ambulance Service says the 65-year-old was riding the buggy yesterday when she became trapped.

The woman was rushed to Queen Alexandra Hospital, in Cosham, where medics say she remains in a life-threatening condition.

A spokesman for South Central Ambulance Service said: ‘We were called to reports of a woman who had been injured whilst using an open-top vehicle.

‘The 65-year-old female had a scarf wrapped around her neck and had become trapped in the vehicle.

‘We sent a rapid-response paramedic and an ambulance to the scene.

‘The patient was treated at the scene by crews. The woman was rushed to QA hospital in a life threatening condition and left in the care of the hospital resus team.’