Sunderland 999 dash after person suffers stab wound to neck

Emergency services were called and a patient rushed to hospital after being found by paramedics with a stab wound to the neck

By Lisa Nightingale
Sunday, 10 February, 2019, 12:55

Paramedics were called to Carley Road, in Sunderland, just after 9.30pm on Saturday.

An ambulance, two Hazard Area Response Teams (HARTs) and a road ambulance from the Great North Air Ambulance attended and found a patient with a stab wound to the neck.

The patient was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment.

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A spokesman for North East Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 9.33pm. An ambulance, two Hazard Area Response Teams (HART) and a road ambulance from the Great North Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

“A patient had suffered a stab wound to the neck and was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary.”

More updates on this incident as we get them.