Woman taken to hospital in critical condition after being taken ill at fair

Air Ambulance, Ambulance and Police attend an incident at the fair., Fair, Peterborough 31/03/2017.  Picture by Terry Harris. THA
Air Ambulance, Ambulance and Police attend an incident at the fair., Fair, Peterborough 31/03/2017. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

A woman was taken to hospital in a critical condition after being taken ill at the Peterborough Mart Fair.

Emergency services including the air ambulance were called to the fair in the Town Bridge car park last night (Friday, March 31) just before 8pm where a woman in her 20s had been taken seriously ill.

Air Ambulance, Ambulance and Police attend an incident at the fair., Fair, Peterborough 31/03/2017.  Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Air Ambulance, Ambulance and Police attend an incident at the fair., Fair, Peterborough 31/03/2017. Picture by Terry Harris. THA

Paramedics treated the woman for what was described as a ‘cardiac incident’ and she was taken to Peterborough City Hospital in a critical condition.

The Peterborough Telegraph received numerous messages from concerned onlookers after the air ambulance and emergency services attended the scene last night.