Person taken to hospital after collapsing in Northampton

Police and ambulance crews were called to the town centre this afternoon after a person collapsed near Northampton's main shopping street.

Wednesday, 16th January 2019, 1:51 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th February 2019, 5:20 pm
The incident took place just before 2pm.

Wellington Street in Lower Mounts was temporarily closed this afternoon after reports of a 'man in the road', Northamptonshire Police confirmed.

Two police cars and two crewed ambulances attended the scene.

A spokeswoman for the East Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We received a call at 1.48pm today to Lower Mounts, Northampton.

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The incident took place just before 2pm.

"The caller reported a person had collapsed.

"We sent two crewed ambulances and a paramedic in an ambulance car.

"We transported one patient to Northampton General Hospital."