Woman found in Maldon ditch with severe abdominal injuries

The air ambulance was called to the scene

The air ambulance was called to the scene

First published in Local News by , Reporter

The air ambulance was scrambled after a woman was found with severe abdominal injuries in Maldon yesterday.

The woman, aged in her 30s and from South Woodham Ferrers, was discovered in a ditch near Morrisons in Limebrook Way at 5pm.

Police were contacted shortly before 3.30pm following the concerns of the welfare of the woman.

An ambulance service spokesman said: “We were alerted at 4.59pm and dispatched the Essex Air Ambulance, two response cars and a duty officer to the scene.

“A woman was treated by land and air ambulance crews before being taken to Broomfield Hospital by a land ambulance for further care.”

She remains in hospital in a stable condition.

The injuries were self-inflicted and the police are not taking any further action.

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