Man taken to hospital after air ambulance and police scrambled to 'jumping out window' incident

The Great North Air Ambulance
The Great North Air Ambulance -Credit:Iain Buist/Newcastle Chronicle

Emergency services were called to a South Bank street after reports of a man "jumping out of a window".

Police and paramedics - including an air ambulance - attended Redcar Road East on Tuesday evening after reports that a man was exiting the window of a property. The air ambulance landed on a nearby field, arriving at the scene at 6.37pm.

The man was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to hospital by a North East Ambulance Service road crew. Cleveland Police has since confirmed that the man suffered an injury to his left shoulder.

A NEAS spokesperson said: “We received a call at 6.20pm yesterday evening to reports of an incident in the South Bank area of Middlesbrough. We dispatched an ambulance crew, a clinical team leader, and requested support from our colleagues at the Great North Air Ambulance Service who attended by air. One patient was taken to hospital by road for further treatment.”

A Great North Air Ambulance Service spokesperson added: "Our doctor-led team were activated to an incident in Middlesbrough at 18:24. The team flew to the scene and arrived at 18:37. At the scene they worked with the North East Ambulance Service to treat the patient."

Cleveland Police said: "At 6.30pm on Tuesday, May 7, police were called to reports of a man jumping out the window of a property on Redcar Road East in Southbank. He was taken to hospital by ambulance with an injury to his left shoulder."