AN elderly woman has been taken to hospital after the air ambulance was called to Thundersley.

Essex Air Ambulance, an ambulance and rapid response car rushed to a property in Common Lane, Thundersley, just after 11am to treat the woman in her 70s.

She had fallen at her home and became seriously unwell. 

Essex Air Ambulance landed on a football pitch on nearby Thundersley common. 

Paramedics treated her at the scene and rushed her to Basildon Hospital by land ambulance.