Search

‘Staff were doing CPR’ - Air ambulance attend collapse at Dereham Morrisons

PUBLISHED: 11:43 26 September 2019 | UPDATED: 13:00 26 September 2019

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham. Picture: Archant

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham. Picture: Archant

Archant

An air ambulance has landed at the Mid-Norfolk Railway after reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham.

An East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham. Picture: ArchantAn East Anglian Air Ambulance was called to reports of a medical episode at Morrisons in Dereham. Picture: Archant

Emergency services were called to the scene on Station Road at 9.59 this morning after reports that a person collapsed.

A total of one ambulance, one paramedic car and two police cars were on the scene as well as the air ambulance, which landed in the Mid-Norfolk Railway car park.

You may also want to watch:

Somebody shopping in Morrisons at the time said: "An older gent collapsed by the fish counter in the store and it looked like staff were doing CPR.

"After that it was all cordoned off by the police."

A spokesperson from the ambulance service said: "We were called at 9.56am with reports of a cardiac arrest in station Road, Dereham.

"We sent a community first responder, ambulance, ambulance officer, rapid response vehicle and East Anglian Air Ambulance."

More information as it comes.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Eastern Daily Press. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Comments have been disabled on this article.

Most Read

Latest from the Eastern Daily Press