Emergency services called to incident on Fishergate

Police and ambulance services were called out to Fishergate after an elderly man suffered a serious "medical episode", say ambulance services.

Tuesday, 9th January 2018, 12:43 pm
Updated Tuesday, 9th January 2018, 2:11 pm
Police and ambulance services were called out to Fishergate

A man who ambulance services say is in his mid-seventies collapsed at around 12.30pm on Tuesday, January, 9 near to the Cotswold shop at the junction of Cheapside.

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A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "We were called out via a 999 call to reports that an elderly man had collapsed.

"The man is believed to be in a life-threatening condition and the hospital were notified in advance that the patient was on his way."

The man was taken to Royal Preston Hospital by ambulance.