UPDATE: Man died after collapsing in Billericay town centre

Basildon Recorder: Air ambulance called to collapsed man in town centre Air ambulance called to collapsed man in town centre

A MAN has died after collapsing in a town centre.

Three police officers performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on the man in his 80s who suffered suspected cardiac arrest on Billericay High Street.

Hertfordshire Air Ambulance was called to Billericay after the incident at about 3.30pm today.

Officers performed CPR for five minutes until paramedics arrived at the scene.

Police closed nearby Sun Street for the air ambulance to land but it was not needed and the road was soon re-opened.

Paramedics gave life support on scene including CPR before rushing him to Basildon Hospital in a life threatening condition. He sadly died shortly after arriving.

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5:55pm Fri 28 Feb 14

runwellian says...

What would we do without our emergency services?
What would we do without our emergency services? runwellian

6:39pm Fri 28 Feb 14

ThisYear says...

runwellian wrote:
What would we do without our emergency services?
Create them?
[quote][p][bold]runwellian[/bold] wrote: What would we do without our emergency services?[/p][/quote]Create them? ThisYear

9:50pm Fri 28 Feb 14

heartbeat says...

Condolences to the gentleman's family and friends. RIP
Condolences to the gentleman's family and friends. RIP heartbeat

6:48am Wed 9 Apr 14

TrustMeIKnow says...

Well done to the emergency services for the help they provided. Always unlikely to revive someone with cpr but tryed anyway.
Well done to the emergency services for the help they provided. Always unlikely to revive someone with cpr but tryed anyway. TrustMeIKnow

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