Updated: Air ambulance lands in primary school field


The Essex Air Ambulance landed in the Willow Brook Primary School field, in Colchester today at 11am.

East of England Ambulance Service said at the time: “We are currently at the scene of a medical incident in Ipswich Road, Colchester.

“Three ambulances, an ambulance officer, two units from our Hazardous Area Response Team and the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance are at the scene.”


It was later reported that a woman was found dead at an address on Ipswich Road. The police were in attendance.

A spokesperson from Essex Police said: “We attended an address in Ipswich Road, Colchester, at around midday today (Thursday, November 2nd), after receiving reports that a woman had sadly been found deceased.”

“Her death is not being treated as suspicious. A file will be prepared for HM’s Coroner.”


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