Air ambulance lands in Lowestoft for the second time in three days

East Anglian Air Ambulance. Photo: Bill Smith

East Anglian Air Ambulance. Photo: Bill Smith

The air ambulance was called to Lowestoft for the second time in three days after a man suffered a cardiac arrest.

The ambulance service were called just before 3pm yesterday (Sunday, June 19) to Arbor Lane – after reports that a man in his 60s was in cardiac arrest.

A rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer, ambulance crew, and air ambulance were all called to help the man.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust said: 'Fortunately were able to restart the man's heart before he was taken via land ambulance in a serious condition.'

He was taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further treatment.


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It comes as the air ambulance was also called to the town just before 2pm on Thursday (June 16)

A man in his 50s was airlifted to hospital after he also suffered a cardiac arrest in the town.

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An ambulance crew, two rapid response vehicles, an ambulance officer and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were all called to the A1144 on Normanston Drive.

The man was also taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in a serious condition.

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