Woman, 64, taken to hospital after fall in Northumberland

The Great North Air Ambulance at the scene above the River Aln near Alnmouth.
The Great North Air Ambulance at the scene above the River Aln near Alnmouth.

A 64-year-old woman was taken to hospital after a fall in Northumberland this afternoon.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called at 2.25pm to attend the scene at Alnmouth where the woman, from Holland, had fallen and sustained a leg injury.

The doctor-led crew assessed and assisted the patient before she was transported by road ambulance to the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington.

Her injuries were not life-threatening.