Teenager airlifted to hospital after fall

A teenager was airlifted to hospital this morning after a fall in north Northumberland.

Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 2:17 pm
Updated Tuesday, 16th February 2016, 2:20 pm
The Great North Air Ambulance.

The 18-year-old suffered a neck injury in the fall at Otterburn.

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The North East Ambulance Service requested the help of the Great North Air Ambulance at 8.45am.

The man was assessed and treated by the doctor-led team before being taken by air ambulance to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle. The flight took 13 minutes.

His injuries were described as non-life threatening.