Ambulance crews called out to fatal collapse

FOI helped to shine a light on the failing ambulance service

FOI helped to shine a light on the failing ambulance service - Credit: Archant

The sudden death of a man in his 60s in the Lowestoft area is not being treated as suspicious.

The East of England Ambulance Service and East Anglian Air Ambulance were called out on Saturday afternoon to reports that a man had collapsed.

A spokesman for EEAST said: 'We received a call at 4.15pm on Saturday to reports of a man, who had collapsed. We sent two rapid response vehicles, an ambulance crew, a doctor and the Norwich East Anglian Air Ambulance to Lucerne Close in Carlton Colville.

'A man in his 60s was treated at the scene, but he was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene.'

Police were notified about the death, and a police spokesman said: 'We were contacted by the East of England Ambulance Service at about 5pm on Saturday, October 31 to attend a sudden death in Carlton Colville. A man in his 60s was pronounced dead at the scene and there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.'

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Next of kin have been informed.

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