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BREAKING NEWS: Man airlifted to hospital with serious injuries.

EMERGENCY CALL ... the air ambulance arrives to take the injured man to hospital. (Picture courtesy of Gazette reader Chris Grant).

EMERGENCY CALL ... the air ambulance arrives to take the injured man to hospital. (Picture courtesy of Gazette reader Chris Grant).

A MAN has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after an incident in South Tyneside today.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called into action at about 1.30pm.

The man is thought to have suffered serious injuries in an incident in St Cuthbert’s Avenue, Horsley Hill, South Shields.

He was taken to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary for treatment.

Police are currently at the scene.

* We’ll bring you more on this breaking news story as we get it.

 
 
 

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