Man suffers cardiac arrest in Peterborough street

Air ambulance crews at Stanley Recreation Ground. Picture: Toby Wood
Air ambulance crews at Stanley Recreation Ground. Picture: Toby Wood
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A man in his 60s had a cardiac arrest on a busy Peterborough street.

East of England Ambulance crews and the East Anglian Air Ambulance were called to Broadway in Peterborough city centre at 9.46am. The air ambulance landed at the Stanley Recreation Ground. An East of England Ambulance service spokesman said: “We had reports of a man in his 60s who had collapsed in Broadway.

“When we arrived he was unconcious and not breathing. He had suffered a cardia arrest.

“Crews managed to restart his heart.”

The patient, who is in a stable condition, is being taken by land ambulance to Papworth Hospital for further treatment. The air ambulance medics are travelling on the ambulance to help treat the patient.