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Woman found collapsed in park is ‘critical’

CRITICAL STATE ... the woman found in Readhead Park is fighting for her life.

CRITICAL STATE ... the woman found in Readhead Park is fighting for her life.

A WOMAN who was found collapsed in a South Tyneside park yesterday is in a critical condition.

Police were called to Readhead Park, in Sunderland Road, Westoe, South Shields, at about 10.30am yesterday, after a passer-by found the woman, who is in her mid-50s.

She was taken to South Tyneside District Hospital in Harton Lane, South Shields, by ambulance. Her condition is described as ‘critical but stable’.

A cordon was placed around a section of the park until the early afternoon as officers carried out investigations.

However, a spokesman for Northumbria Police said: “We carried out investigations in the area and there was no third party involvement.”

 
 
 

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