Man airlifted to hospital after suffering cardiac arrest in Lowestoft
A man believed to be in his 50s has been airlifted to hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest in Lowestoft.
The ambulance service was called at 2.14pm on Thursday (February 9) to reports of a man who collapsed in a property at Marine Parade.
Two rapid response vehicles attended the scene within four minutes of the call being made and were shortly followed by an ambulance crew, ambulance officer and a crew from the East Anglian Air Ambulance.
An ambulance spokesman said: 'The man, believed to be in his 50s, was found unconscious, not breathing and had gone into confirmed cardiac arrest.
'Fortunately crews were able to restart the patient's heart.'
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The patient was sedated before being airlifted to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital in a serious condition.
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