Man flown to hospital after ladder fall at his home


A man who fell from a ladder has suffered head, neck and chest injuries at his home near Loweswater in the Lake District today (Mon 24th).  The Great North Air Ambulance Service worked with Ambulance Service paramedics to assess and treat the patient before he was flown to Newcastle’s RVI for specialist care.

A man who fell from a ladder has suffered head, neck and chest injuries at his home near Loweswater in the Lake District today (Mon 24th). 

The Great North Air Ambulance Service worked with Ambulance Service paramedics to assess and treat the patient before he was flown to Newcastle’s RVI for specialist care.

The flight took 25 minutes; a journey which would have taken more than two hours by road.

Translate ยป