Air ambulance lands in Sunderland park after medical emergency
The Great North Air Ambulance landed in a Sunderland park after being called to a medical emergency.
"We were called at 12.42pm yesterday to a report of a medical emergency in the Westoe area of South Shields,” she said.
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"The patient was taken to Sunderland Royal by the North East Ambulance Service, accompanied by our team.
"The helicopter landed at Barnes Park to pick up the crew afterwards.”
A NEAS spokesman added: “We were called at 12.34pm to a medical incident at a private address in South Shields.
"The air ambulance, two ambulance crews and a clinical team leader attended and took the patient by road to Sunderland Royal Hospital.”