Air ambulance lands in Kesgrave to treat patient in cardiac arrest

The Essex Air Ambulance was dispatched. Picture: CONTRIBUTED

The Essex Air Ambulance was dispatched. Picture: CONTRIBUTED - Credit: Archant

Emergency services including the air ambulance were called out to an incident in Kesgrave this afternoon.

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust received a call at midday today to a road off Main Road in Kesgrave, to a report of a man who had collapsed.

A rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer and Essex Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

The medics treated a man, believed to be in his 70s, who had gone into cardiac arrest.

The patient was taken by land ambulance to Ipswich Hospital in a critical condition.