Incident round-up: September 18 and 19


Here are some of the incidents we attended on September 18 and 19: On Monday September 18 at 12.44pm, we were called to Windermere where a female had fallen off her horse.

Here are some of the incidents we attended on September 18 and 19:

On Monday September 18 at 12.44pm, we were called to Windermere where a female had fallen off her horse. She sustained shoulder, arm, wrist and pelvis injuries and was assessed and treated by the GNAAS paramedic and doctor team before being flown to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle. The flight took 16 minutes and she arrived in a stable condition.

At 3.34pm on Monday we were called to the B1340 near Shoreston, Northumberland, where a woman, believed to be in her 70s, was trapped in her car after driving off the road. She was assessed and treated by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team but thankfully she didn’t have any life-threatening injuries. She was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. The flight took 15 minutes and she arrived in a stable condition.

On Tuesday September 19 at 11.30am, we were called to Workington after a child was reported to have fallen down a flight of stairs. The GNAAS paramedic and doctor team assessed and treated the child before they were taken to hospital by the North West Ambulance Service.

At 3.20pm on Tuesday, we were called to assist the North East Ambulance Service in Nunwick, north of Hexham, where a man, believed to be in his 60s, had been knocked to the ground by a cow and sustained a head injury. The patient was assessed and treated on scene by the GNAAS paramedic and doctor team before being flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle for ongoing treatment. The flight took 10 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition.

On Tuesday at 5.20pm we were called to Grasmere Common, Lake District, where a man, believed to be in his 70s, had collapsed and was reported to be feeling confused. He was assessed by the GNAAS paramedic and doctor team and taken to hospital by the North West Ambulance Service.

At 6.10pm on Tuesday we were called to assist the North East Ambulance Service in Hebburn, where a male cyclist, believed to be in his 30s, was involved in a collision with a car. The patient was assessed by the GNAAS paramedic and doctor team before being placed in an induced coma and flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle for ongoing treatment. The flight took eight minutes and he arrived in a critical condition.

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