Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 15°C

Search

The pigs have arrived. See the latest

Pigs Gone Wild

news here.

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

15:02 24 February 2013

Air ambulance lands in Foxhall Road, Ipswich

Air ambulance lands in Foxhall Road, Ipswich

(c) copyright citizenside.com

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!

    Report this comment

    Bruce Wade

    Sunday, February 24, 2013

  • were is the rest off this news story then

    Report this comment

    sgt bloggs

    Sunday, February 24, 2013

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

    Report this comment

    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.

    Report this comment

    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.

    Report this comment

    smokie

    Sunday, February 24, 2013

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

    Report this comment

    The original Victor Meldrew

    Sunday, February 24, 2013

The views expressed in the above comments do not necessarily reflect the views of this site

The Orwell Bridge

The Orwell Bridge was closed for a short time this morning because of a police incident.

Suffolk Rape Crisis employees who launched the appeal. 
L-R Helen Taylor, Louise Hayward, Selina Wagstaff, Shane Begby, Chris Nightingale.

A crowdfunding appeal set up to help save a Suffolk charity that supports survivors of sexual violence has reached its £1,125 target in under 48 hours.

NEWS
PICTURE ANDY ABBOTT 25.5.12

On the oche: The darts night held at the Felixstowe Royal British Legion Club in aid of the St Elizabeth Hospice in memory of Valerie Wright and Rosie Clarke

A Suffolk social club has appealed for community help after declining membership left it in “imminent” danger of closing.

David Silver has opened a new museum in Leiston housing an amazing collection of historic Honda motorcycles. James May and Freddie Spencer officially opened the museum.

Motorcycle lovers with special affection for a certain manufacturer relished the chance to explore a unique collection unveiled in Suffolk.

Michael Gove (left) and Boris Johnson. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

The names are coming thick and fast now as senior Conservative MPs announce their intentions to stand for the leadership of the party.

Stock image.

A man has been robbed of his mobile phone after attacked in Ipswich overnight.

Former Ipswich Town footballer John Wark talks with Brenda Caley and Glenis Caley during the launch of Football Memories at Synergy Cafe.

With the 1978 FA Cup Final showing on a television screen in the background, three Ipswich Town legends who had helped bring the Blues victory during that game wander the room.

The former St George's School in Great Finborough

A man who claims he was sexually abused by a former Suffolk school teacher at another school more than 40 years ago felt he had a duty to come forward after seeing a news item about him being extradited to the UK from France, a court heard.

Angela Saunders who was refused alcohol in Tescos beacause her 15 year old daughter was with her.

A single mother has vowed to boycott a Suffolk supermarket after being “humiliated” by staff refusing to serve her alcohol because she was with her teenage daughter.

Norwich Road, Ipswich.

Potential fire hazards at houses and businesses in the Norwich Road area of Ipswich will be identified and addressed next week.

Most read

Most commented

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Topic pages

Streetlife

Newsletter Sign Up

Great British Life

Great British Life
MyDate24 MyPhotos24