A girl, aged 14, who was hit by a car in County Durham, was treated at the scene by a doctor led trauma team from the Great North Air Ambulance, before being flown to a hospital.
She had serious head injuries.
The journey to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle took just eight minutes,
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