UPDATE: Patient taken to hospital after air ambulance lands in Eastbourne

Emergency services were called after a person suffered a medical episode in the town centre today.

Tuesday, 18th June 2019, 2:25 pm

The helicopter landed on the Saffrons Sports Ground at around 11.45am today (June 18) and firefighters were also called in to help with an aerial ladder.

A casualty appears to have been taken from a block of flats in Hardwick Road.

A spokesperson at the ambulance service said, “The air ambulance is assisting us at a call to a nearby private address. We wouldn’t comment on the detail of a call to a private address.”

Incident in Hardwick Road SUS-190618-131257001

Picture by Dan Jessup.