AN air ambulance was called to the aid of a young man in Clacton who had fallen unconscious after following a fit.

The Hertfordshire Air Ambulance, along with paramedics from the East of England Ambulance Service, was called to St Vincent Road at about 8.10pm on Tuesday.

A spokesman for the service said the team administered advanced medication to the man, who is in his 20, before he was taken by land ambulance to Colchester General Hospital for further treatment.