A woman was rushed to hospital after suffering a fall at a popular park.

Ambulances and the air ambulance rushed to East Street, Southend after the woman fell in Priory Park this afternoon.

Jaydon Merchant and Michael Curtis said they witnessed the air ambulance landing and the ambulances in the park.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: "An ambulance, an ambulance officer vehicle and Essex and Herts Air Ambulance were called to East Street Southend this afternoon following reports of a woman injured in a fall.

"One patient was transported by road ambulance to Queens Hospital, Romford for further assessment and care."