Elderly woman in “critical” condition after collapsing at home in Dunmow

A pensioner is in a “critical” condition after collapsing at her home in Great Dunmow this morning (Friday).

A crew from the East Anglian Air Ambulance was sent out to help the 70-year-old woman.

The air ambulance landed on a green near to her home just after 8.30am.

The patient was treated at the scene before being taken to Broomfield Hospital in an ambulance.

Her condition has been described as critical.