Man seriously injured in tree felling accident


A MAN was airlifted to hospital after sustaining a serious head injury while felling trees. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to assist a NEAS paramedic crew in Wooler, Northumberland, at 10:40am yesterday. The man, believed to be in his 50s, had been felling trees when he was struck on the head by a falling trunk. He was treated at the scene by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team and then flown to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary for on-going treatment. The flight took 20 minutes and he arrived in a serious but stable condition.  .

A MAN was airlifted to hospital after sustaining a serious head injury while felling trees.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to assist a NEAS paramedic crew in Wooler, Northumberland, at 10:40am yesterday.

The man, believed to be in his 50s, had been felling trees when he was struck on the head by a falling trunk.

He was treated at the scene by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team and then flown to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary for on-going treatment. The flight took 20 minutes and he arrived in a serious but stable condition.

 

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