Magpas Air Ambulance lands in Letchworth amid 'medical emergency'
- Credit: Allen Churchyard
Three road ambulances and the Magpas helicopter have dealt with a "medical emergency" in Letchworth.
The Magpas Air Ambulance - which is run by a charity near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire - was pictured landing near Letchworth's Baldock Road Recreation Ground at around 10.24am today (Tuesday, August 9).
A man was taken ill during a "medical emergency" in Pearsall Close and was taken to the Lister Hospital, Stevenage.
A Magpas spokesperson said: "I can confirm the Magpas Air Ambulance advanced medical team was called to a medical emergency in Letchworth on August 9, landing in the area at 10:24am."
An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: "An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a community first responder, an ambulance officer vehicle and the Magpas Air Ambulance were called to Pearsall Close this morning following reports of a man with a medical emergency.
"The patient was transported by road ambulance to Lister Hospital for further care."