Woman collapses on bus in Norwich

The East of England Ambulance Service was called after a woman collapsed on a bus on Dereham Road in

An ambulance was called to a crash in Dereham Road, Costessey, on Friday morning. Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2011

Emergency services were called after a woman collapsed on a bus.

The medical emergency happened on Dereham Road, Norwich, just after 10.45am on Monday, August 20.

An East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust spokesman said: 'We were called to reports that someone had collapsed on a bus on Dereham Road in Norwich.

'An ambulance crew, an ambulance officer, a rapid response vehicle and the medic response car from East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) was sent to help.

'At the scene we treated a woman, believed to be in her 30s, who had experienced a fit.

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'The patient was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care.'

As well as paramedics, one crew of firefighters from Earlham attended the incident.

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Officers from Norfolk Police were also called for safety reasons.

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