MEDICS transported a man to hospital after reports that he was not breathing.

The East of England Ambulance Service Trust sent an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle,a Hazardous Areas Response Team vehicle, an ambulance officer vehicle and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance to the Greenstead estate in Colchester on Monday at 5.30pm.

The air ambulance was seen landing on the estate.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: "It followed reports that a man was not breathing.

"One patient was transported to Colchester General Hospital by road ambulance in a serious condition."