Emergency services called to reports of unresponsive man on Pakefield beach

Lowestoft coastguard teams.

Lowestoft coastguard teams. - Credit: Archant

A man in his 20s was taken to hospital after becoming unresponsive on a beach near Lowestoft.

HM Coastguard

HM Coastguard - Credit: Archant

Emergency services were called to Pakefield beach, near Arbor Lane, shortly after 5.30pm on Wednesday, November 9.

Humber Coastguard operations centre paged the Lowestoft and Southwold Coastguard rescue teams to reports of a adult male requiring medical attention.

On their arrival, the casualty had been located by Suffolk police.

The coastguard team assisted in helping the man off the beach and helped to monitor his condition until the ambulance arrived and transferred him to James Paget University Hospital for further treatment.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: 'We are unsure how serious his condition was upon arrival at hospital.'

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