Man hospitalised after serious gas leak in Peterborough

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A man was taken to hospital following a gas leak at a property in Peterborough this afternoon.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received a call at 1.16pm today, Friday March 24, to Percival Street, Peterborough, to a report of a man with breathing difficulties.

An ambulance crew attended in 15 minutes to a man in his 20s who had shortness of breath.

They treated the man who was taken to Peterborough City Hospital for further care.

His condition is not believed to be life-threatening or serious.