Sunderland man suffers serious head injuries during fall

A Sunderland man was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after suffering a fall.

Saturday, 2nd July 2016, 11:53 am
Updated Saturday, 2nd July 2016, 12:57 pm
Picture by the Great North Air Ambulance.

The 26-year-old man had emergency treatment by teams from the Great North Air Ambulance and the North East Ambulance Service following the incident at 4.25pm yesterday.

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The man was anaesthetised at the scene by the aircraft trauma team, assisted by paramedics, before being taken to RVI in Newcastle by land ambulance .

His injuries are described as severe and the man was said to be in a stable condition on arrival at hospital, where he was taken directly to a speciality treatment unit.