Man airlifted after car hits wall and rolls into field


A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after a car hit a wall and rolled into a field on the A686 near Penrith. The North West Ambulance Service requested the assistance of GNAAS on October 23.  The doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated a 36-year-old man, from Melmerby, for rib and lung injuries.

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital after a car hit a wall and rolled into a field on the A686 near Penrith.

The North West Ambulance Service requested the assistance of GNAAS on October 23. 

The doctor-led trauma team assessed and treated a 36-year-old man, from Melmerby, for rib and lung injuries.

The patient was airlifted to James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough. The flight took 18 minutes and he arrived in a stable condition.

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