BREAKING NEWS: Emergency services attend ongoing incident near NGH A&E department

Northampton General Hospital's A&E department has this morning been shut due to an ongoing incident.

Police and fire crews are currently at the scene and are understood to have cordoned off an area.

A spokeswoman for Northampton General Hospital said: “Our main entrance and emergency department entrance are closed while the fire and rescue service deal with the vehicle.

"Patients and visitors to the hospital are asked to use other entrances.

"For emergency admissions by ambulance, we’re working with EMAS and being supported by neighbouring hospitals. Some but not all ambulance patients will be taken to hospitals nearby.”

A spokeswoman for Northampton General Hospital confirmed today, at 3pm, that the entrances to A&E have now been reopened.

Emergency services are currently at the scene.

Emergency services are currently at the scene.