Girl, 17, suffers serious injuries after falling from her horse near Pickering

Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team
Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team

A 17-year-old girl has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following an accident last night.

The Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team were called out to a female who had fallen from her horse near the south west of Pickering.

Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team

Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team

A spokesperson said: "Thankfully on arrival at hospital it was determined that, while serious, her injuries were not as bad as first thought.

"Speedy recovery Megan."

Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team

Image: Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team