Woman taken to hospital after collapsing in Sheffield city centre

A woman was taken to hospital after collapsing in Sheffield city centre.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 07 February, 2018, 16:44
Paramedics on the scene at the corner of York Street and Fargate

The Yorkshire Ambulance Service told The Star they received 'multiple 999 calls' to attend the corner of York Street and Fargate in Sheffield city centre around 2.30pm.

One eyewitness told The Star two members of the public attended to the woman before paramedics arrived.

Paramedics on the scene at the corner of York Street and Fargate. Officers were also seen to move two males slumped on these steps

The woman, in her 40s, was transported to the Northern General Hospital a short time afterwards.

Unconfirmed reports suggested the woman had taken synthetic cannabis, more commonly known as Spice.

Three community support officers were seen to move on two males slumped on steps close by to the incident.

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Just 30 minutes earlier, officers were also called to Haymarket to reports a 60-year-old man had collapsed on the pavement after taking Spice.

Paramedics on the scene at the corner of York Street and Fargate

An ambulance was called but it was stood down a short time later after the man came around.

Paramedics on the scene at the corner of York Street and Fargate. Officers were also seen to move two males slumped on these steps
Paramedics on the scene at the corner of York Street and Fargate