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.

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

The incident took place just before 2pm.

The incident took place just before 2pm.

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.

"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."