Air ambulance lands in uphill Lincoln

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An air ambulance was sent to the Outer Circle Road area of Lincoln this morning.

Residents said they saw the Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance land near to the Lidl supermarket and police were also in attendance.

A spokesperson for EMAS said: “We received a call at 10:51am to an incident at Bunkers Hill, Lincoln. The caller reported a patient who was unconscious and not breathing.

“We sent a paramedic in a fast reponse vehicle, a double crewed ambulance and the Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire Air Ambulance. One patient was taken to Lincoln County Hospital.”

The patient was taken by land ambulance.

A spokesperson for Lincolnshire Police added: “It was reported to us at 10.59am, but it relates to a medical episode.”

Eyewitness Matt Radcliffe told The Lincolnite: “I saw the helicopter land in the field next to Lidl and the paramedics jumped out and ran to a police van.

“Two other cars joined them and all three drove off with lights on.”

Paramedics were seen going to the police van near to the Lidl supermarket. Photo: Matt Radcliffe

Maps showed significant traffic delays in the area, though this is expected due to recent roadworks.

Photo: Google Maps

This is a developing story and will be updated accordingly.