Man dead after quad bike tragedy

A MAN has died after falling from a quad-bike in Suffolk this afternoon.

A MAN has died after falling from a quad-bike in Suffolk this afternoon.

Police and paramedics were called to the incident in the driveway of Kirton Hall, Laws Drift, Kirton at just after 1pm following reports that a man had fallen from the bike.

A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said it is believed that the 60-year-old, who was not breathing when medics arrived, suffered a heart attack. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

She added: “It seems that the gentleman had a cardiac or respiratory arrest and he fell off the bike. He didn't hit anything or crash or anything like that.


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“There was nothing that paramedics could do.”

Police officers arrived first at the scene and tried to revive the man but to no avail.

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A spokeswoman for Suffolk police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the man's death. A post mortem will now be carried out.

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