Paraglider 'critical' after crash near Ambleside

Paraglider crash Image copyright GNAA
Image caption The paraglider suffered life-threatening injuries

A paraglider has been badly hurt after crashing on a fell in the Lake District.

The Great North Air Ambulance (GNAA) was scrambled after reports of the accident near to Tarn Crag, in Little Langdale, near Ambleside.

The man was treated at the scene then flown to the Royal Preston Hospital which took 15 minutes, the GNAA said.

A spokesman said the victim suffered life-threatening injuries but was stable.

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