Van passenger declared dead in Northampton General Hospital car park

A woman passenger passed away in a van before she could reach doctors at Northampton General Hospital, according to police.

Friday, 30th December 2016, 11:03 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 3:50 am
A woman was declared dead in the car park of Northampton General Hospital yesterday.

Eyewitnesses said several police cars were called to Cliftonville car park at NGH at around 1.30pm yesterday.

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Officers taped off a Ford Transit van and a blanket had been placed across the vehicle's windscreen.

However a police spokesman said the force was called "purely to investigate a non-suspicious incident in the car park."

A woman was found to have passed away within the Transit van and was declared deceased by hospital staff.