Man taken to hospital after being crushed by heavy machinery in Haltwhistle

The Great North Air Ambulance landed in Haltwhiste after a person suffered multiple injuries in the street. It is believed that a man was seriously injured after heavy machinery fell on top of him while it was being loaded into a truck. Emergency services were called to Greencroft Avenue in the Northumberland town just before 11am on Friday.

The air ambulance landed at the town's war memorial park close to the scene of the accident.

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The injured person was then taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) in Newcastle by road with a doctor travelling on board. A spokesperson for the Great North Air Ambulance said: "At 10.56am, the Great North Air Ambulance Service flew to Haltwhistle following reports of a person being injured. "We flew a doctor and paramedic to the scene to work alongside North East Ambulance Service in treating the patient.

The patient was taken to hospital by road." A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "We were called at 10.44am to a patient injured on Greencroft Avenue in Haltwhistle. "We dispatched two double-crewed ambulances, a specialist paramedic and also requested support from the Great North Air Ambulance.

"One patient was transported by road with the support of a doctor on board to the RVI with multiple injuries."

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