UPDATE: St Peters Street reopened

A main road in St Albans has been closed in both directions after a man collapsed.

Emergency services were called to St Peters Street at 3.20pm to reports of a man who was taken ill.

The Essex Air Ambulance, a land ambulance and a response car were sent to the scene. The patient was taken to Watford General Hospital by land for further care.

The A1081 St Peters Street is closed in both directions between A4147 Catherine Street/A1057 Hatfield Road and B691 Victoria Street.