Man dies after being found unresponsive in car at retail park

Gapton Hall retail park on the edge of Great Yarmouth.Picture: James Bass

Gapton Hall retail park on the edge of Great Yarmouth.Picture: James Bass - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2014

A man has died after being found unresponsive in a car at a retail park.

Police were called to the Gapton Hall retail park, in Great Yarmouth, shortly after 12.30pm on Monday, May 3, after a man had been found unresponsive inside a car.

The man, aged in his 70s, was taken to hospital but sadly pronounced dead a short time after arriving.

An East of England Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “An ambulance and rapid response vehicle attended a medical emergency at the Gapton Hall Retail Park just after 12.30pm.

"An adult male was transported to the James Paget Hospital for treatment.” 

People at the scene reported a large emergency services' presence describing it as "a huge incident" and advised others to avoid the area.

One woman said she saw a casualty receiving CPR in the car park opposite Marks and Spencer.

Most Read

Become a Supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Become a Supporter