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Woman, 70, run over at Carlisle's Sands Centre

The GNAA took a woman to the RVI in Newcastle after she was run over Credit: GNAA

A woman was airlifted to hospital with serious leg and arm injuries after being run over in The Sands Centre car park in Carlisle.

The 70 year-old from Dalston was treated by a doctor at the scene before being flown by the Great North Air Ambulance to the RVI in Newcastle. She arrived in a stable condition.


Man suffers heart attack on Haystacks

The Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance was sent to help. Credit: Cockermouth Mountain Rescue

A man is recovering, after suffering a heart attack on Haystacks.

The 56-year-old was approaching the summit of the fell, in the Lake District, when he collapsed with chest pain.

The Pride of Cumbria Great North Air Ambulance was called to the scene, where a doctor and paramedic assessed and treated him.

He was moved to the aircraft with the help of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team, and flown for specialist treatment in the cardiac centre at the Cumberland Infirmary, in Carlisle.

He is reported to be in a stable condition.

Buttermere shore rescue

A 61 year-old woman was taken to hospital by air ambulance following a fall on the Buttermere lakeshore path.

The woman fell on a rock step on Saturday and was treated by the Great North Air Ambulance doctor and paramedic before being carried to the helicopter by Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team.

The woman was flown to the Cumberland Infirmary with suspected spinal injuries.

Woman flown to hospital with hypothermia

Great North Air Ambulance, Troutbeck Bridge. Credit: Viewer photograph

A 56-year-old woman from Bradford has been taken to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance after falling ill with hypothermia at Troutbeck Bridge near Windermere in the Lake District.

The Pride of Cumbria flew the patient to a hospital in Barrow at 9.30am. She is said to be in a stable condition.


Paraglider injured in Lake District

Great North Air Ambulance, Stye Head Tarn

A paraglider is recovering in hospital after falling 60 feet when his canopy collapsed at Stye Head Tarn near Keswick.

The 25 year-old from Northamptonshire was airlifted to hospital by the Great North air Ambulance with pelvic and back injuries.

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team helped to get the man to the helicopter, he was then flown to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

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Injured climber flown to hospital by GNAA

GNAA on the scene in Borrowdale Credit: GNAA

A CLIMBER from Newcastle was taken to hospital by the Great North Air Ambulance with serious back and leg injuries after falling in the Lake District.

The man was rescued by Keswick Mountain Rescue Team after falling 15 metres when attempting a climb on Shepherds Cragg, Borrowdale.

A spokesman for the GNAA said: "Aircrew Paramedics assessed and treated the patient for injuries and Keswick MRT extricated the patient from the bottom of the cragg to the helicopter. The patient was flown to hospital."

The man is recovering at the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.