Biker airlifted from Alston


A MAN was airlifted to hospital after falling from his motorbike near Alston, Cumbria. The 68-year-old suffered serious chest injuries.    The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to the incident at 3.30pm yesterday (August 30), and the doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated the patient before he was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. The flight took 10 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition..

A MAN was airlifted to hospital after falling from his motorbike near Alston, Cumbria.

The 68-year-old suffered serious chest injuries.   

The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to the incident at 3.30pm yesterday (August 30), and the doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated the patient before he was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

The flight took 10 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition.

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