Rugby player airlifted to hospital from Carlisle


A MAN was flown to hospital after sustaining a neck injury while playing rugby. The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at Carlisle Rugby Club at 3.28pm on Saturday.     The 35-year-old man was assessed by the GNAAS crew and a North West Ambulance Service paramedic before being flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within 20 minutes.

A MAN was flown to hospital after sustaining a neck injury while playing rugby.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to the incident at Carlisle Rugby Club at 3.28pm on Saturday.    

The 35-year-old man was assessed by the GNAAS crew and a North West Ambulance Service paramedic before being flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle within 20 minutes. He arrived in a stable condition.

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