Woman goes into cardiac arrest following Lowestoft collision

Road closures are currently in place at St Peter�s Street, Artillery Way and up to The Ravine after

Road closures are currently in place at St Peter�s Street, Artillery Way and up to The Ravine after a woman went into cardiac arrest following a collision in Lowestoft. Photo: James Carr. - Credit: Archant

A woman remains in life-threatening condition after going into cardiac arrest following a collision in Lowestoft.

At around 12.30pm East of England Ambulance Service were alerted to reports of a car involved in a collision near the Trinity Methodist Church, in High Street.

It is believed the woman, aged in her 50s, was driving her car when she suffered a medical episode and had a minor collision with a wall.

An ambulance spokesman said: 'As the woman was entering the ambulance she collapsed and went into cardiac arrest.

'Two ambulance crews, an ambulance officer and the air ambulance attended the scene'


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The woman was treated at the scene and taken by road to James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston.

The spokesman added: 'She is currently in a life-threatening condition. '

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Road closures are currently in place at St Peter's Street, Artillery Way and up to The Ravine, while officers and the ambulance service are at the scene.

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