Paraglider airlifted to hospital after crashing on Lake District fell (From The Westmorland Gazette)
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Paraglider airlifted to hospital after crashing on Lake District fell
5:10pm Friday 22nd February 2013 in News
A PARAGLIDER was airlifted to hospital with back and chest injuries this afternoon after crashing on Carrock Fell, north east of Keswick.
After the accident at 2.20pm, paramedics assessed the man who is in his 40s and from Penrith, and treated him at the scene.
He was then carried off the fell and flown to Cumberland Infirmary at Carlisle.
His condition was described as stable and his injuries non life-threatening.