A PERSON has been taken to hospital after emergency services received reports that someone was not breathing in Wellington.

South Western Ambulance Service were called at around 5pm today (Thursday, April 12) to Wellington Rugby Club following reports that a person wasn't breathing. 

An air ambulance and a number of ambulances were sent to the incident. 

A spokesman for South Western Ambulance Service, said: "We were called because of reports that someone wasn’t breathing.

"The patient was treated at the scene, and has been taken by road to Musgrove Park Hospital for further treatment."