Man suffers life-threatening injuries after two-storey fall in Stanley


A MAN suffered life-threatening injuries after falling two storeys in Stanley. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at 9:10am on August 5. The man, believed to be in his 40s, sustained serious multiple injuries and the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team gave the patient a blood transfusion en-route to hospital in the helicopter.  The flight to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary took just 5 minutes and the man arrived at a stable but critical condition..

A MAN suffered life-threatening injuries after falling two storeys in Stanley.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at 9:10am on August 5.

The man, believed to be in his 40s, sustained serious multiple injuries and the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team gave the patient a blood transfusion en-route to hospital in the helicopter. 

The flight to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary took just 5 minutes and the man arrived at a stable but critical condition.

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