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Saturday, 26 July 2014

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Man critical in north east hospital after fall at Appleby

A man was today fighting for his life in a north east hospital after a fall.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called by the North West Ambulance Service at about 4pm yesterday after the man, believed to be in his 50s, injured his head at Appleby.

A spokesman said the man had fallen earlier in the day and the injury had worsened as the day progressed.

He described the man's condition as critical.

The man was flown to the major trauma centre at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough.

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