A PENSIONER was airlifted to hospital after being found collapsed in the street.
The 87-year-old woman, from Blackhall Rocks, was airlifted by the Great North Air Ambulance to Newcastle RVI, but is now in a stable condition.
The pensioner was found in Shincliffe, on the outskirts of Durham City, just before 1pm yesterday.
A spokesman for the Great North Air Ambulance said: “The service was called to assist an elderly lady who was found in a collapsed condition.
“She was treated at the scene by the air ambulance doctor before being flown to the RVI.
“She is now in a stable condition and we wish her a speedy recovery.”