Medics resuscitate man, believed to be in his 70s, following cardiac arrest on Evans Drive, Lowestoft

The air ambulance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) charity lands in Normanston Park, Lowes

The air ambulance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) charity lands in Normanston Park, Lowestoft. Picture: Mick Howes - Credit: Archant

A man is in a 'serious condition' in hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Emergency services were called to an address on Evans Drive in Lowestoft about 10.48am on Monday (June 5) following reports that a man was unconscious.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust sent two ambulance crews, a rapid response vehicle, ambulance officer, and the air ambulance from the East Anglian Air Ambulance (EAAA) charity to the scene.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: 'We received a call today at 10.48am to reports of an unconscious man at an address on Evans Drive in Lowestoft.

'The man, believed to be in his 70s, was in cardiac arrest – unconscious and not breathing. Fortunately medics were able to resuscitate him before he was stabilised and airlifted to the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH) for further care.


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'He is thought to be in serious condition.'

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