AMBULANCES were called to a 'serious medical emergency' in Oxford this morning.

South Central Ambulance Service was called at 11.50am to an underpass under Abingdon Road where the person who needed care was.

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Thames Valley Police officers were in attendance as it is routine to do so when such incidents happen in a public place.

The person was taken to the John Radcliffe hospital.

A witness said altogether they saw two ambulances, an air ambulance, and a two-car police escort.