Lincoln Road closed to allow air ambulance to attend medical incident

The scene on Lincoln Road on Saturday night. Photo: Simon Coles
The scene on Lincoln Road on Saturday night. Photo: Simon Coles

Lincoln Road in Peterborough was closed on Saturday night to allow the air ambulance to land and attend a medical incident.

Police were called by the ambulance service at 9.50pm on Saturday (May 13) to reports of a woman in cardiac arrest at a premises in Lincoln Road.

Officers assisted with a road closure to enable the air ambulance to attend the scene.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 9.43pm to Lincoln Road, Peterborough, on 13th May to a report of a woman who had collapsed and was not breathing.

“A community first responder, rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer, ambulance crew and response car from Magpas were dispatched.

They treated a woman in her 50s who was in cardiac arrest.

“Following treatment at the scene, she was resuscitated and taken by land ambulance to Papworth Hospital in a critical condition.”