A MAN has been rushed to hospital after he collapsed at NatWest bank in Kendal, said police

Police and emergency services were called at around 10.50am this morning to Elephant Yard in the centre of town. 

The man was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary in a critical condition. 

Library Road was blocked during the incident.

A spokesperson from the North West Ambulance Service said two ambulances, two community first-aid responders, one paramedic, and a tactical commander attended the scene. 

NatWest is temporarily closed.