East Anglian Air Ambulance called to Stevenage as man taken to hospital in critical condition after going into cardiac arrest

The East Anglian Air Ambulance taking off land next to North Road, Stevenage, after receiving a call

The East Anglian Air Ambulance taking off land next to North Road, Stevenage, after receiving a call about a man who had gone into cardiac arrest. Picture: Patrick Newman - Credit: Archant

A man is said to be in a critical condition in hospital after going into cardiac arrest in Stevenage this afternoon.

The East Anglian Air Ambulance taking off land next to North Road, Stevenage, after receiving a call

The East Anglian Air Ambulance taking off land next to North Road, Stevenage, after receiving a call about a man who had gone into cardiac arrest. Picture: Patrick Newman - Credit: Archant

The East Anglian Air Ambulance, an ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance officer were all called at around 12.05pm after reports that a man had gone into cardiac arrest.

The air ambulance landed on a grassy area where police speed checks are carried out off North Road, Stevenage, with paramedics going off on foot to assist.

The man was then taken to the nearby Lister Hospital by land ambulance. A spokeswoman for the East of England Ambulance Service said he was in a critical condition.

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