Air ambulance called to Alton Towers

The air ambulance has been called to Alton Towers after a guest reportedly fell ill.

West Midlands Ambulance Service say one ambulance, a senior paramedic, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire and a Community First Responder attended the scene after being called out at 2pm this afternoon (19 August).

Following treatment at the scene for a medical condition, the female patient was transported to Royal Stoke University Hospital by land ambulance.

Alton Towers has reassured visitors that it is unrelated to any of its rides or attractions.

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