Carlisle woman flown to hospital after ladder fall


A CARLISLE woman has been flown to hospital after she fell from a ladder at her home.  The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at around 4:50pm on October 23.  The woman, in her 60s, had sustained a severe head injury and was anaesthetised at the scene by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team before being flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

A CARLISLE woman has been flown to hospital after she fell from a ladder at her home. 

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at around 4:50pm on October 23. 

The woman, in her 60s, had sustained a severe head injury and was anaesthetised at the scene by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team before being flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. The flight took 23 minutes and she arrived in a critical condition.

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