Pedestrian sustains life-threatening injuries after collision with vehicle


A pedestrian sustained life-threatening head and abdominal injuries after a collision with a vehicle.  The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to Consett, County Durham, on Thursday (20th) and the doctor-led trauma team worked alongside ambulance service paramedics to treat the woman for her injuries. The aircrew doctor and paramedic anaesthetised the patient at the roadside.

A pedestrian sustained life-threatening head and abdominal injuries after a collision with a vehicle. 

The Great North Air Ambulance Service was called to Consett, County Durham, on Thursday (20th) and the doctor-led trauma team worked alongside ambulance service paramedics to treat the woman for her injuries.

The aircrew doctor and paramedic anaesthetised the patient at the roadside. She was then flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle in seven minutes, where her condition was described as critical but stable.

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