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Update: Air ambulance crew called as man suffered heart attack and died

PUBLISHED: 15:02 24 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:45 26 February 2013

Air ambulance lands in Foxhall Road, Ipswich

Air ambulance lands in Foxhall Road, Ipswich

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A MAN has died after suffering a heart attack in Ipswich, police have said.

Paramedics and the air ambulance were called to Foxhall Road, close to the junction with Broadlands Way on Saturday.

A spokesman for Suffolk police said they were called at 1.07pm to assist paramedics and close the road to allow the Herts Air Ambulance to land.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports a man in his 60s had suffered a cardiac arrest.

“It is understood he could have fallen as well.”

The police spokesman confirmed the man had died.

- Pay your tributes to the man. Email starnews@archant.co.uk or call the newsdesk on 01473 324788.

6 comments

  • How is this story 'newsworthy' when it tells you absolutely nothing!

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    Bruce Wade

    Sunday, February 24, 2013

  • were is the rest off this news story then

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    sgt bloggs

    Sunday, February 24, 2013

  • This was a major emergancy, the person the air ambulance was called for died in hospital.

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    Janina Beckett

    Monday, February 25, 2013

  • The Air Ambulance crew responded magnificently to a very serious emergency. I would say this is exactly what the service is designed for. For the record it did not have to come from Herts. It wouldn't surprise me that those with negative comments would change their mind in an instant if one of their family was in need.

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    lou

    Monday, February 25, 2013

  • Is this really what the air ambulance is designed for. The ambulance depot and hospital are a mile away from this incident surely it must have been cheaper to use a land ambulance to get to Ipswich Hospital before accessing whether an air ambulance is required. I only hope that the air ambulance didnt have to come from Herts to attend this incident. Is it me or does the air ambulance seem to be used more for normal incidents rather than major emergencies.

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    smokie

    Sunday, February 24, 2013

  • The Herts air ambulance in Ipswich ? What happened to the Essex and Suffolk ones I wonder ?

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    The original Victor Meldrew

    Sunday, February 24, 2013

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