A person has been taken to hospital following a 'medical incident' at a house in County Durham that saw the air ambulance attend and several paramedic teams. 

Emergency services were called to a property on Woodlands Road in Esh Winning at around 1.55pm on Friday (December 15), following reports of a 'medical incident' at a private address. 

The incident involved two ambulances, two clinical team leaders and the air ambulance all attend. 

Residents reported seeing numerous emergency service vehicles, which 'descended' on the street. 

The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) has confirmed that one person has been taken to hospital via road ambulance. 

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A spokesperson for NEAS said: "We received a call at 1.52pm this afternoon to reports of a medical incident at a private address in Esh Winning, Durham.

"We dispatched two ambulance crews, two clinical teams leaders, and requested the support of our colleagues at the Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS).

"One patient was taken to hospital by road for further treatment.”