EMERGENCY services rushed to the scene after an elderly man became trapped between a car and a building in Shap.

The victim, believed to be aged between 81-90, was airlifted to hospital in Newcastle with multiple life-threatening injuries, according to a statement from the Great North Air Ambulance crew.


It is believed the gentleman, from Reagill, was stabilised en route to the hospital, which was an 18 minute journey.

More information to follow.