Girl hospitalized after horse accident


First Posted: 8/9/2011

CAIROA 12-year-old girl was taken by medical helicopter to Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus after a horse-riding accident Tuesday afternoon.American Township Fire Chief Thomas Hadding said the girl was injured when she hit a tree while riding. She was taken to St. Rita's Medical Center before being taken to Columbus by helicopter. Circumstances surrounding the accident were unclear and the girl's name and condition were not available late Tuesday.Hadding said American Township Fire Department responded to 605 E. Hook-Waltz Road for mutual aid at 1:46 p.m. with Cairo Fire Department.