14-year-old girl without vital signs after horseback riding accident in Hamilton

A 14-year-old girl has no vital signs after a horseback riding accident in Flamborough on Monday, according to police.

Hamilton police tweeted about the incident at 7:32, saying she had life-threatening injuries.

Dave Thompson, Hamilton Paramedic Service superintendent, told CBC advanced care paramedics received a call at 5:50 p.m. from Millgrove Side Road, in the rural part of Hamilton.

Local police officers and firefighters also attended the scene.

Thompson said the young girl was in life-threatening condition without vital signs when she was rushed to a local trauma centre.

The condition of the horse is not known.

CBC has reached out to Hamilton Police Service and the local fire department for comment.

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