Man taken to hospital after rooftop fall

A man in his 60s has been airlifted to hospital after falling from a roof.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service were called to a house in Eaglesfield near Cockermouth just after 10am this morning, Monday 11 August.

The man had head and back injuries and was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. His condition is decsribed is serious but stable.