Peterborough man taken to hospital suffering heat exhaustion

A man suffering from heat exhaustion in Peterborough has been taken to hospital for treatment.

Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 4:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 19th July 2016, 5:15 pm
Emergency services incident, news form the Peterborough Telegraph, @peterboroughtel on Twitter

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (EEAST) received a call today (Tuesday, 19th July) at 1.37pm to reports of the incident which happened near Fengate, Peterborough.

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The incident happened on the hottest day of the year so far.

An ambulance officer and ambulance crew were scrambled and treated the man, believed to be in his 40s, before taking him to Peterborough City Hospital for further care.

This incident comes as the region’s ambulance service advise the public on how to beat the heat this summer: