Man in ‘life threatening condition’ after collapsing in Lowestoft

The air ambulance was called to North Walsham this morning. Photo: Simon Parker

The air ambulance was called to North Walsham this morning. Photo: Simon Parker

A man in his 60s has been taken to hospital after collapsing on the High Street in Lowestoft.

Emergency services were alerted to the incident shortly before 11.30am this morning (Friday).

Four ambulances, an ambulance officer and the East Anglian air ambulance attended and treated a man who had collapsed near Wesley House, just off the High Street.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: 'He was taken to the James Paget Hospital by land ambulance and escorted by air, in a life threatening condition.'