Air ambulance lands on busy beach at Hemsby

The ambulance service and the air ambulance are attending an incident on Hemsby beach. Photo: David

The ambulance service and the air ambulance are attending an incident on Hemsby beach. Photo: David Powles - Credit: Archant

An air ambulance landed near a busy beach in Hemsby to treat a patient who is suspected to have suffered a cardiac arrest.

The air ambulance leaving the dunes near Hemsby beach this afternoon (September 1). Photo: Mike Peak

The air ambulance leaving the dunes near Hemsby beach this afternoon (September 1). Photo: Mike Peake - Credit: Archant

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) was called at 12.10pm today (September 1) to Beach Road, Hemsby, to a report of a man having a heart attack.

Two ambulance crews, a rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer and East Anglian Air Ambulance were dispatched.

They treated a man, believed to be in his 40s, who had gone into cardiac arrest.

Following treatment, he was resuscitated at the scene and has been airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in a critical condition.


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