Trams running again in Sheffield after medical incident led to delays

An ambulance was called after a passenger fell ill on a tram in Sheffield this morning
An ambulance was called after a passenger fell ill on a tram in Sheffield this morning

Trams are now running again in Sheffield after a medical incident led to services being suspended.

A passenger fell ill on a tram on West Street earlier this morning, resulting in an ambulance being called.

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Trams were suspended while paramedics treated the man and took him to hospital.

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A Stagecoach Supertram spokesman said: "The incident is now cleared up and trams can run through. However expect major delays and service cancellations for a while longer."

A Yorkshire Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called at 9.16am and sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance.

"A male patient was taken to Northern General Hospital."