Man flown to hospital after fall in Consett


The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to Consett, County Durham, where a man had fallen at home. The patient, in his 40s, was assessed and treated by the GNAAS doctor-led aircrew for facial and back injuries before being flown to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary within eight minutes.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to Consett, County Durham, where a man had fallen at home.

The patient, in his 40s, was assessed and treated by the GNAAS doctor-led aircrew for facial and back injuries before being flown to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary within eight minutes. The man arrived in a stable condition. 

The incident happened at around 10am yesterday. 

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