Pensioner in life-threatening condition after Havant beach buggy accident

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.

Monday, 19th December 2016, 6:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 29th December 2016, 3:02 pm
A 65-year-old woman is in a life-threatening condition at QA Hospital after a scarf got caught up in a beach buggy in Havant on Sunday, December 18.

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.

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‘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.’