Air ambulance and police attend incident in Hitchin

The coronavirus lockdown will give you plenty of time to come up with a fundraising idea to support

East Anglian Air Ambulance and Herts police are currently on scene - Credit: Archant

Reports have come in of a medical incident which is being attended by emergency services in southern Hitchin.

Police were called at 11.56am today (October 5) to assist the ambulance service with a medical incident in Sunnyside Road, Hitchin.

Eyewitnesses in the area have confirmed the presence of the air ambulance and police, saying the occurrence "looks very serious".

The ambulance has landed on Sunnyside Road, near Whitehill Junior School, with access to the immediate area restricted from all directions.

Herts police have confirmed that the patient is a man in his eighties.

You may also want to watch:

Officers from Herts police remain in attendance.

UPDATE: Sadly the man has passed away. His next of kin have been informed.

Most Read

Herts police have since left the scene.

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