Man suffers cardiac arrest at Yarmouth Stadium
- Credit: Eastern Daily Press � 2006
A man was taken to hospital after he suffered a cardiac arrest at a dog track.
The emergency services were called to Yarmouth Stadium on Saturday night after reports that a man in his 40s had collapsed and was not breathing.
It is believed a member of the public started chest compressions before the arrival of the emergency services at 7.42pm.
A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST) said they dispatched a rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer, and the air ambulance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) charity.
They added: 'Medics were on scene within eight minutes of the call to treat the man, believed to be in his 40s, who was unconscious and not breathing.
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'Fortunately, medics were able to resuscitate the man before stabilising him and taking him to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for further care.'
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