Man airlifted after scaffolding fall near Alston


A MAN was airlifted to hospital after falling from scaffolding yesterday. The 46-year-old man, from Hartlepool, is believed to have fallen around four feet and suffered a back injury.    The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident which happened in Nenthead, near Alston, at around 4:40pm. The patient was treated by the GNAAS doctor and paramedic team before he was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where he arrived in a stable condition..

A MAN was airlifted to hospital after falling from scaffolding yesterday.

The 46-year-old man, from Hartlepool, is believed to have fallen around four feet and suffered a back injury.   

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident which happened in Nenthead, near Alston, at around 4:40pm.

The patient was treated by the GNAAS doctor and paramedic team before he was flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, where he arrived in a stable condition.

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