Man taken to Lister Hospital in critical condition after collapsing inside Hitchin's Barclays bank

PUBLISHED: 22:13 27 February 2017 | UPDATED: 22:18 27 February 2017

Police and the ambulance service were called to Hitchin High Street after a man collapsed outside Barclays bank. Picture: @Pete2Boogie via Twitter

Police and the ambulance service were called to Hitchin High Street after a man collapsed outside Barclays bank. Picture: @Pete2Boogie via Twitter

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A man was taken to hospital in a critical condition this afternoon after collapsing in Hitchin’s Barclays bank.

The ambulance service were called at about 4pm after reports that a man had collapsed in Hitchin High Street.

A rapid response vehicle was on scene in four minutes to treat the patient – a man believed to be in his 50s – and joined by an ambulance, a community first responder and an ambulance officer.

The man was then taken by ambulance to Stevenage’s Lister Hospital in a critical condition.

Police were also called to the scene to assist.

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