Sunderland man airlifted to hospital after falling from tree

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A MAN was airlifted to hospital after falling 15ft while cutting a tree.

The 53-year-old from Sunderland was cutting branches from a tree in Sherburn, County Durham, this morning when he fell.

He suffered back injuries and was treated by paramedics before being flown to Newcastle’s RVI at about 11.40am.

The man’s condition is not described as life-threatening.