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Thursday, 24 July 2014

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OAP critical in Newcastle hospital after roof plunge

A man in his seventies was in a critical condition in a Newcastle hospital after falling through a roof.

The Great North Air Ambulance's Pride of Cumbria was called to Langrigg, near Aspatria, at about 1.30pm yesterday to help the ambulance service.

It flew the pensioner to a specialist unit at the Royal Victoria Infirmary.

The man sustained head, back and chest injuries.

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