Teenage girl airlifted after slipping near Scale Force


The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to Scale Force, Cockermouth, on Monday at 3pm where a teenage girl had slipped and banged her head while walking on the fells.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to Scale Force, Cockermouth, on Monday at 3pm where a teenage girl had slipped and banged her head while walking on the fells. The GNAAS doctor-led aircrew worked alongside Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team to treat the 14-year-old girl before she was flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. The flight to hospital took 15 minutes. She arrived in a stable condition.

Later Monday afternoon, at 5.20pm, GNAAS was called to Warcop, Cumbria, where a 91-year-old man had fallen down stairs in his home. The man was treated by the GNAAS doctor-led aircrew for a broken arm and back injuries before he was flown to Cumberland Infirmary in a flight that took 18 minutes. He arrived in a stable condition.

Yesterday at 2pm, we were called to Grasmere, Lake District, where a woman was found collapsed in cardiac arrest in a café. The 65-year-old woman was treated by the GNAAS crew before she was flown to Cumberland Infirmary in a flight that took 17 minutes. She arrived in a critical condition.

 

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