The Great North Air Ambulance Service in Patterdale and High Dodd.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was yesterday called at 3.45pm to Patterdale where man had been hit by a car. Thankfully, the 65-year-old was found to have sustained only minor injuries. He was treated by the GNAAS aircrew alongside North West Ambulance Service paramedics and a BASICS doctor. He was then flown to Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. The flight to hospital took 16 minutes and the patient arrived in a stable condition.
On the return journey to the airbase in Langwathby, near Penrith, the Pride of Cumbria aircraft was called to an incident on High Dodd where a teenager had fallen and had suffered leg injuries. The 14-year-old boy was assessed and treated on scene by the GNAAS doctor-led aircrew before he was flown to the Cumberland Infirmary in a flight that took 12 minutes. He arrived in a stable condition.