Rugby player, 18, airlifted from Penrith


The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the rugby club in Penrith where an 18-year-old man was injured in a collapsed scrum. The patient was assessed and treated by the GNAAS doctor-led aircrew for possible neck and spinal injuries before being flown to hospital in Middlesbrough within 25 minutes.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the rugby club in Penrith where an 18-year-old man was injured in a collapsed scrum.

The patient was assessed and treated by the GNAAS doctor-led aircrew for possible neck and spinal injuries before being flown to hospital in Middlesbrough within 25 minutes. The man arrived in a stable condition. 

The incident happened at around 4pm on Saturday. 

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