Woman in 80s in life-threatening condition after Letchworth cardiac arrest

Ambulance crews near Morrisons in Letchworth. Picture: David Levett

Ambulance crews near Morrisons in Letchworth. Picture: David Levett - Credit: Archant

A woman in her 80s has been rushed to hospital in a life-threatening condition after being resuscitated in Letchworth town centre this morning.

The air ambulance landed in Letchworth town centre. Picture: Steve Brewer

The air ambulance landed in Letchworth town centre. Picture: Steve Brewer - Credit: Archant

Emergency crews were called at 8.20am to the Morrisons supermarket, off Broadway, with an East Anglian Air Ambulance landing in Broadway Gardens.

Police, an ambulance crew and officer and two rapid response vehicles attended and gave treatment at the scene to the woman – who had gone into cardiac arrest.

The woman was taken to Stevenage’s Lister Hospital by road ambulance in what an ambulance service spokesman called “a life-threatening condition”.


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