A person was taken to hospital after a 'medical emergency' at a County Durham college on Monday (November 6). 

Emergency services were called to Sedgefield Community College at around 9.40am, following reports of an injured person. 

Police and paramedics both attended the incident, with numerous emergency services spotted dealing with the incident, including the air ambulance landing in a field nearby.

It has been confirmed that one person was taken to hospital via air ambulance after being treated at Sedgefield Community College.

Great North Air Ambulance has confirmed that the incident involved a 'fall' at the college this morning. 

An air ambulance spokesperson said: "Our critical care team was activated at 9.50am to reports of a fall in Sedgefield.

"They arrived on scene at 9.57am and worked alongside the North East Ambulance Service to assess and treat a patient.

"The patient did not need to be airlifted to hospital, and our team returned back to base at 10.25am."

A North East Ambulance Service spokesperson added: "We were called a person injured at Sedgefield Community College today (6 November) at 9.40am.

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"We dispatched one ambulance crew, one clinical team leader and were supported by our colleagues at Great North Air Ambulance Service.

"One patient was taken to North Tees hospital by road."

A spokesman for Durham Police said: “Officers attended an incident at Sedgefield Community College this morning. A teenage boy was taken to hospital by ambulance for treatment to injuries sustained in the incident”.