Air ambulance called in to help patient after 'sport and leisure' incident

The Great North Air Ambulance was called in to help after a call out which involved “sport and leisure”.

Tuesday, 25th May 2021, 1:04 pm

The charity's helicopter landed on parkland in Blackhall Colliery, close to Hardwick Street after it received a call to an incident at 4.20pm yesterday, Monday, May 24.

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 4.05pm on Monday to a private address in the Blackhall Colliery area and dispatched air ambulance and paramedic crew.

"We took a patient to hospital by road.”

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The Great North Air Ambulance was called in to help the North East Ambulance Service.

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