Emergency services closed road in Peterborough after man had cardiac arrest

Emergency services closed a road in Peterborough yesterday afternoon after a man had a cardiac arrest.

Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 9:07 am
Updated Tuesday, 21st September 2021, 9:08 am

Police and ambulance crews - including the air ambulance - were called to Welland Road in the city at about 3.40pm yesterday.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 3.38pm yesterday with reports of a cardiac arrest in Welland Road, Dogsthorpe.

“We sent two ambulances, an ambulance officer, community first responder and Magpas Air Ambulance.

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The scene at the incident. Pic: PT Reader

“One person was taken to Peterborough City Hospital by air ambulance for further care.”

There is no further information available on the man’s condition.

A police spokesman said they were called to assist with crowd control and road closures.