Woman injured in fall from horse in Tucson Mountains

2012-12-10T15:00:00Z 2012-12-10T17:24:38Z Woman injured in fall from horse in Tucson MountainsVeronica M. Cruz, Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Crews from Northwest Fire District rescued a woman thrown from her horse in a wash in the Tucson Mountains.

The woman has serious injuries and was taken by helicopter to University of Arizona Medical Center, Capt. Adam Goldberg, a spokesman for the department said in a news release.

He believes the woman was riding the horse in the wash when the fall happened.

Crews used a Stokes basket to lift the woman out of the wash near North Silverbell Road and West El Camino del Cerro, the release said.



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