Woman in her 20s flown to hospital in critical condition after collapsing in Witham

The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance

The Essex and Herts Air Ambulance - Credit: Archant

A woman in her 20s was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition today after collapsing in Witham in Essex.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) was called at 1.25pm today, Thursday, August 24, to reports of a woman collapsed in Armond Road.

An ambulance crew, a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance officer and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A spokesman for the trust said a woman in her 20s was flown to Queen’s Hospital in a critical condition.

Dave Weightman, duty locality officer, added: “Crews arrived very promptly at the scene and everyone worked well together.”

A spokeswoman for Essex and Herts Air Ambulance said: “Essex and Herts Air Ambulance was tasked to assist EEAST and Essex Police with a female patient medical emergency.

“Teams worked together on scene to optimise patient outcome.

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“The patient was transferred to a trauma unit for ongoing treatment.”

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