Harpenden woman airlifted to hospital in life threatening condition

PUBLISHED: 10:14 09 October 2017 | UPDATED: 10:14 09 October 2017

An air ambulance landing on Harpenden on Sunday. Picture: Craig Shepheard

An air ambulance landing on Harpenden on Sunday. Picture: Craig Shepheard

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A woman in a life threatening condition was airlifted to hospital yesterday.

An air ambulance landing in Harpenden on Sunday. Picture: Craig ShepheardAn air ambulance landing in Harpenden on Sunday. Picture: Craig Shepheard

At about 1pm on October 8, a woman in her 50s stopped breathing on Harpenden High Street.

Medical crews in a rapid response vehicle, and a helicopter from the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance, went to the scene to resuscitate her.

A crowd gathered by the commotion, drawn by the helicopter.

After this treatment, she was taken by land ambulance to Harefield Hospital in a critical condition.

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