Off-road vehicle used in rescue to help man found unconscious in Saffron Walden

Paramedics helped an unconscious man in Saffron Walden.

Paramedics helped an unconscious man in Saffron Walden. - Credit: Archant

Paramedics rushed to Saffron Walden this afternoon (Monday) after a man was found unconscious.

The East of England Ambulance Service received a call at 1.50pm to Peal Road to help a man, believed to be in his 70s.

A spokesman said the service sent an ambulance and a community first responder to the scene as well as the Hazardous Area Response Team, who used a Polaris off-road vehicle to get to the man.

The patient, who was breathing, was taken Addenbrooke’s Hospital, in Cambridge, for further treatment.