AN 81-year-old woman has been flown to hospital in a critical condition.
The Great North Air Ambulance (GNAA) landed on grassland off Warrior Drive, in Seaton Carew, on Friday morning.
It is believed the patient had suffered a fall.
She was flown to James Cook University Hospital, in Middlesbrough, which took just five minutes.
A spokesman for the GNAA said: “She arrived in a critical condition.”
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