VIDEO: Nelson woman airlifted to Lancashire Cardiac Unit

A Nelson resident has been airlifted to Blackpool Victoria Hospital to be treated for suspected cardiac problems.

North West Air Ambulance were called to a property close to Marsden Heights Community College this morning.

THE SCENE: A Nelson resident was airlifted to Blackpool Victoria Hospital this morning (S)

THE SCENE: A Nelson resident was airlifted to Blackpool Victoria Hospital this morning (S)

A spokesman said: “We can confirm that we did attend an incident at 11-46am this morning.

“It involved a female in her 50s, who had suspected cardiac problems.

“The land crew transferred the patient to the helicopter, which landed in the school grounds.

“It would have taken 40 minutes to drive, but we got her transferred in seven minutes.”