Man taken to hospital after collapsing in Lowestoft

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker

An East of England Ambulance Trust ambulance. Photograph Simon Parker - Credit: Archant

A man has been taken to hospital in a 'stable condition' after collapsing in Lowestoft.

Emergency services were called to Oulton Road shortly before 3pm today (Monday) following reports that a man, who is believed to be in his 50s, had collapsed.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust said: 'We received a call today at 2.57pm to reports of a person who had collapsed on Oulton Road, Lowestoft.

'A rapid response vehicle and ambulance crew were dispatched and treated a man, believed to be in his 50s, who was unconscious and breathing. Resources were on scene within four minutes of the 999 call and after treating him at the scene, he was conveyed to the James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston in a stable condition.'

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