Woman airlifted to hospital after suffering cardiac arrest in Lowestoft

East Anglian Air Ambulance. Photo: Bill Smith

East Anglian Air Ambulance. Photo: Bill Smith

A woman in her 70s has been airlifted to hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest in Lowestoft.

The ambulance service received a call this morning at 10.53am to Normanston Park – after receiving reports of a woman who collapsed.

Two ambulance crews, an ambulance officer and East Anglian Air Ambulance attended the scene within four minutes of the call being received.

Upon arrival crews found the woman to be in cardiac arrest and were able restart her heart before she was airlifted by air ambulance to Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital.

A spokesman from the ambulance service said she remains in a serious condition.

Officers from Suffolk Constabulary also attended the scene to assist with the incident.

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