Wednesday, 02 September 2015

Subscriptions  |  evouchers  |  Jobs  |  Property  |  Motors  |  Travel  |  Dating  |  Family Notices

Paraglider hurt after crashing on Cumbrian fellside

A paraglider suffered back and chest injuries when he crashed on Carrock Fell at Hesket Newmarket yesterday afternoon.

Paraglider crash Carrock Fell photo
The crash scene

The casualty, a man in his 40s from the Penrith area, was treated by paramedics then airlifted to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle, by the Pride of Cumbria air ambulance.

His injuries are not thought to be life threatening and his condition was described as “stable”.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

News & Star What's On search





Vote

Should the law be strengthened to tackle illegal traveller camps?

Yes. Authorities need to be better able to police this

No. The rights of travellers need to be respected

Not until more officially designated travellers' sites are opened

Show Result

Hot jobs
Scan for our iPhone and Android apps
Search for:
NEWS & STAR ON: