Woman airlifted after fall in Whitby

An elderly woman was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a fall in Whitby.

Sunday, 7th February 2016, 7:14 pm
Updated Sunday, 7th February 2016, 7:39 pm
Air ambulance

The Great North Air Ambulance was called at 10.35am on Saturday to take the woman to James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough.

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The patient, who is in her eighties, suffered serious head and chest injuries.

She was transferred to hospital in 14 minutes and arrived in a stable condition.

There are no details available at this time about how far she fell and the circumstances of the incident.