‘Pregnant’ woman taken to hospital from Ilford bus

A woman thought to be pregnant was taken to hospital from an Ilford bus yesterday (Tuesday).

The 86 to Stratford stopped on Ilford High Road opposite the Recorder offices and passengers were transferred to another bus while the woman was treated.

A London Ambulance spokesman said: “We were called at 3.45pm to reports of a person taken unwell.

“We sent one ambulance crew and staff treated a woman reported to be in her 30s. She was taken to Newham University Hospital.”

The ambulance was at the scene for over half an hour.

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A witness, who did not want to be named, said: “The lady was pregnant, about four months. I think her waters broke.”

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