Air ambulance called to medical emergency in Nuneaton

An air ambulance was called into action following a medical emergency in Nuneaton. Locals in the Camp Hill area of town spotted it flying near the Stubbs' Park.

West Midlands Ambulance Service told CoventryLive the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance was among the 999 response to a call to a medical emergency at an address in Edinburgh Road on Saturday morning, July 6. But an ambulance service spokesperson said it was stood down.

Instead medics from an ambulance and a paramedic officer treated a man. He was then taken to hospital for further treatment. "We were called to reports of a medical emergency at a private address on Edinburgh Road at 8.52am on Saturday, one ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene," the WMAS spokesperson said.

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"On arrival we discovered one male patient who following treatment was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire," the ambulance spokesperson added. CoventryLive has contacted Warwickshire Police.

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