A MAN has been taken to hospital after collapsing in Hatfield Peverel.

The East of England Ambulance Service was sent to New Road at 10.37am today.

They sent a rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, and air ambulance from the Essex and Herts Air Ambulance Trust.

At the scene medics assessed the man, believed to be in his 50s, who was unconscious and breathing before taking him to Broomfield Hospital via land ambulance for further care.