Woman airlifted to hospital

The Great North Air Ambulance Service helicopter that transported the woman from an area of Mitford to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle yesterday.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service helicopter that transported the woman from an area of Mitford to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle yesterday.

Ambulance services were called to an area of Mitford yesterday after a woman fractured her ankle whilst walking.

As the patient in her 60s was in a location completely inaccessible by road, the Great North Air Ambulance Service was contacted at 6.25pm to assist the North East Ambulance Service.

After treatment, the woman was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.