Two air ambulances attend Sedgefield motocross event


The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to two separate incidents at a motocross track near Sedgefield, County Durham.  One rider, a woman believed to be in her 30s, was assessed and treated by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team for potential spinal and pelvic injuries before she was flown to hospital in Middlesbrough within seven minutes.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called to two separate incidents at a motocross track near Sedgefield, County Durham. 

One rider, a woman believed to be in her 30s, was assessed and treated by the GNAAS doctor-led trauma team for potential spinal and pelvic injuries before she was flown to hospital in Middlesbrough within seven minutes. She arrived in a stable condition.

Earlier in the day, on Sunday 30 April, GNAAS administered advanced treatment to a 27-year-old man. He was airlifted to hospital but sadly later died. Our thoughts are with his family and friends. 

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