Emergency services cordon off Luton road after incident

Incident in Tavistock Street
Incident in Tavistock Street

One person was taken to hospital following an incident in Luton this morning.

A heavy emergency services response was present around Hibbert Street and Tavistock Road from around 7am.

One member of the public said: “The road has reopened and police have been questioning house to house.

“The incident started just before 7am. One person was seriously ill as a CPR machine was used and police closed Hibbert Street from the traffic lights to Tavistock Street.

“Ambulance crews were here for over an hour with the patient on the pavement.”

A Bedfordshire Police spokesman said: “We were called by the ambulance service to reports of concern for a man’s welfare.

“The road was sealed and officers assisted with crowd control. Officers spoke to residents and a shopkeeper to see if they knew the man

“The man was taken to hopital by ambulance at 8.16am.”

More on this to follow.