Air ambulance called to Hunstanton Golf Club after man collapsed

The air ambulance landed on one of the greens, 18/10/14

The air ambulance landed on one of the greens, 18/10/14 - Credit: Archant

An air ambulance was called after an elderly man collapsed at Hunstanton Golf Club.

The air ambulance landed on one of the greens, 18/10/14

The air ambulance landed on one of the greens, 18/10/14 - Credit: Archant

The man is thought to have fell ill in the clubhouse after a round of golf.

Paramedics arrived at the scene at around 1pm on Saturday where CPR was administered.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: 'An ambulance and a paramedic officer was dispatched after reports of a man had collapsed. A defibrillator was used on the site.'

The police also confirmed that they had attended the scene and the man was driven to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King's Lynn by ambulance.


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A spokesman for the East Anglian Air Ambulance said: 'We were called at just after 1pm on Saturday and landed at Hunstanton Golf Club at 1.18pm before going inside the golf club to help treat a male who had suffered a medical incident'.

The spokesman added the patient was not airlifted to hospital.

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The Hunstanton Golf Club was not available for comment.

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