Elderly pedestrian hit by car at Hetton-le-Hole


AN elderly pedestrian was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car. The 77-year-old woman suffered head, arm and leg injuries after the collision at Hetton-le-Hole, Tyne and Wear, yesterday (August 30).    The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the scene at 5.30pm and landed at Hetton Lyons Cricket Club. The GNAAS doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated the woman for her injuries before she was flown to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary within 8 minutes, where she arrived in a stable condition. GNAAS would like to thank the cricket club who stopped their game to allow the aircraft to land on the pitch..

AN elderly pedestrian was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car.

The 77-year-old woman suffered head, arm and leg injuries after the collision at Hetton-le-Hole, Tyne and Wear, yesterday (August 30).   

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the scene at 5.30pm and landed at Hetton Lyons Cricket Club.

The GNAAS doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated the woman for her injuries before she was flown to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary within 8 minutes, where she arrived in a stable condition.

GNAAS would like to thank the cricket club who stopped their game to allow the aircraft to land on the pitch.

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