One person taken to hospital after Great North Air Ambulance called to Northumberland coast crash

The Great North Air Ambulance was called out to the Northumberland Coast on Saturday afternoon
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One person has been taken to hospital after a car overturned on the Northumberland Coast.

Emergency services, including the Great North Air Ambulance, were called to Dunstan village, near Craster and Embleton in the Northumberland Coast National Landscape shortly after 3pm on Saturday afternoon. ChronicleLive understands that a car had overturned on a "notoriously tight corner".

The road was closed for a short time, with multiple police cars on the scene. An occupant of the car was taken to Cramlington Hospital, but no serious injuries were reported.

Northumbria Police confirmed: "We received a report at around 3:20pm of a one vehicle RTC which had overturned. Great North Air Ambulance attended initially along with Police and Fire service, but no serious injuries were reported, the road was reopened shortly afterwards."

A spokesperson for the North East Ambulance Service added: "We were called to a road traffic incident in Dunstan, Alnwick today (June 29) at 15:17. We dispatched one ambulance crew, one clinical team leader and were supported by our colleagues at Great North Air Ambulance Service. One patient was taken to Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital."