Westpac Rescue Helicopter rushes to Moree to help little boy kicked in head by horse on Thursday

Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked on a Secondary Transfer from Glen innes to Tamworth for a 34 year old male with medical condition.
Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter was tasked on a Secondary Transfer from Glen innes to Tamworth for a 34 year old male with medical condition.

A CRITICAL care team rushed to the aid of a five-year-old boy who was kicked in the head by a horse on Thursday.

The Westpac Rescue Helicopter was on its way to another rescue in Glen Innes when crew received the emergency call that the child was in a critical condition.

The little boy was stabilised on scene at a Moree property by ASNSW Paramedics and the Helicopter Critical Care Medical Team before being loaded into the helicopter for transport.

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The child's mother escorted her son to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

He is believed to be in a critical condition.