Man dies at Port of Felixstowe after cardiac arrest

Police, fire and ambulance services were called to the Port of Felixstowe this morning. Picture: ARCHANT

Police, fire and ambulance services were called to the Port of Felixstowe this morning. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A man died following a cardiac arrest at the Port of Felixstowe this morning, it has been confirmed.

Five police cars were seen at the Port of Felixstowe this morning. Picture: ARCHANT

Five police cars were seen at the Port of Felixstowe this morning. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

Police, fire and ambulance were all called to what was described as a “medical emergency” at the port at 8.19am on Saturday.

Now, it has been confirmed that a person died after suffering a cardiac arrest.

MORE: ‘Medical emergency’ at Felixstowe Port prompts huge police and fire response

The 'medical emergency' prompted a large response. Picture: ARCHANT

The 'medical emergency' prompted a large response. Picture: ARCHANT - Credit: Archant

A spokesman for East of England Ambulance Service said: “Two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle attended to a man who suffered a cardiac arrest at Felixstowe docks just before 8.30am.

“Sadly, the patient died at the scene.”


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Five police vehicles were dispatched after the initial call out, remaining on the scene for several hours.

A fire engine and fire control car were also seen at Dock Gate One entrance, with a crew seen wearing white chemical suits.

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