Air ambulance lands in Abbey Gardens after medical incident

The Abbey Gardens ruins in Bury St Edmunds. Picture: MARK LANGFORD

One person was taken to hospital following the incident. Stock image - Credit: Archant

An air ambulance landed in Bury St Edmunds' Abbey Gardens to deal with what was described as a medical incident. 

Emergency services were called to Abbeygate Street in the town shortly before noon on Tuesday, April 12.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service confirmed that a patient had been taken to West Suffolk Hospital following an incident. 

"We sent two ambulances, a rapid response car and an air ambulance to the scene," said the spokesman. 

"The patient was transported to West Suffolk Hospital for further care."

A spokesman for Suffolk police said officers had been made aware. 

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter