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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