Elderly man hospitalised after suffering head injury at bus station

An elderly man has been taken to hospital after suffering a head injury at a bus station near Washington.

Friday, 15th February 2019, 4:04 pm
Updated Friday, 15th February 2019, 4:47 pm
Concord Bus Station. Picture credit Google Maps

Paramedics from North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) were called to reports of an elderly man who had fallen and suffered a head injury at Concord Bus Station this afternoon.

A nurse, who was at bus station, attended to the man before paramedics arrived.

Bus stands were closed temporarily as paramedics treated the elderly man.

A spokesman for NEAS said: "We were called at 3.51pm to Concord Bus Station to reports of a man who had fallen and suffered head injury.

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"We sent two ambulances and the man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Gateshead."

Bus operator Go North East said: "There's an ongoing incident in Concord bus station causing the closure of stands C, D, E & F. Please use stands A & B until further notice."