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A motorbike rider is being treated for two broken legs after a three bike crash at Middleton-in-Teesdale in County Durham.
It happened on Sunday (July 17).
A 62-year-old man was thrown from his bike and suffered serious injuries.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called at around 1:40pm.
The man received one unit of blood and strong pain relief before he was flown to James Cook University Hospital.
Two other people suffered minor injuries in the incident.
A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after falling in Sunderland.
The 26-year-old was anaesthetised by paramedics after the incident at around 4:25pm on July 1. He was then taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
A woman has been airlifted to hospital after falling 30 feet from a waterfall near Bellingham, Northumberland, whilst out walking.
The woman suffered serious head and neck injuries.
The Great North Air Ambulance, aided by police, the Mountain Rescue Service and a Bellingham Community Responder, was able to transfer the patient to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle in 15 minutes.
The patient's condition is said to be stable.
A 21-year-old man has been airlifted to hospital from Durham with serious neck injuries.
Police were called to a house on Margery Lane in Durham City at about 9.30am to attend to the casualty.
He has been taken to James Cook hospital in Middlesbrough by air ambulance.
A cordon is in place at the property to allow for the police investigation.
At this stage police are not seeking anyone else in connection with the incident.
In the last year, 9 lives have been saved after blood was carried on Great North Air Ambulance helicopters and given to injured people at the scene of accidents. 36 people were treated between January 2015 and 2016. Dr Rachel Hawes, who works with the service, says it was inspired by her time as an army reservist in Afghanistan.