Air ambulance scrambled to Sunderland as patient taken to hospital after fall at Silksworth address

A patient has been taken to hospital following a fall at an address in Silksworth on Monday, April 27.

Monday, 27th April 2020, 5:42 pm
The air ambulance landed in Silksworth earlier today

The Great North Air Ambulance was called to reports a patient had suffered a fall in Silksworth.

Paramedics were first called to a private address in West Street at 2.23pm on Monday, April 27 and the patient was later taken by road to hospital.

A spokeswoman for the Great North Air Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 2.40pm this afternoon to an address in Silksworth.

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The Great North Air Ambulance was called to Silksworth to reports of a fall.

“Our paramedic and doctor team arrived on the scene at 2.55pm. At 3.07pm the team were treating the patient on scene.

“We were called to reports of a fall.

“The patient was taken by road to the hospital.”

A North East Ambulance Service spokeswoman added: “We were called at 2.23pm to a private address in West Street, Sunderland.

“We dispatched a double-crewed ambulance and we requested support from the GNAAS.”

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