Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Market Is Shut after Woman Collapses

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Market Is Shut after Woman Collapses

Article excerpt

ONE of Manchester's Christmas markets had to be closed after a woman collapsed with a suspected seizure.

Police and paramedics were called to Cathedral Gardens after the woman collapsed and a man suffered a 'mental health episode' in a separate incident nearby.

Shocked on-lookers described how the woman, aged in her 60s, had been drinking prosecco with her daughter when she fell ill just before 1pm on Saturday.

Paramedics were called and worked on the woman at the scene before she was taken to hospital.

The Christmas markets in Cathedral Gardens were closed to allow the emergency services to deal with the incident.

In a second incident nearby at almost the same time, a man is said to have suffered a mental health episode.

Roads were closed and Metrolink services through Exchange Square were diverted. …

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