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Woman goes into cardiac arrest following Lowestoft collision

PUBLISHED: 15:16 30 November 2017 | UPDATED: 18:07 30 November 2017

Road closures are currently in place at St Peter’s Street, Artillery Way and up to The Ravine after a woman went into cardiac arrest following a collision in Lowestoft. Photo: James Carr.

Road closures are currently in place at St Peter's Street, Artillery Way and up to The Ravine after a woman went into cardiac arrest following a collision in Lowestoft. Photo: James Carr.

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A woman remains in life-threatening condition after going into cardiac arrest following a collision in Lowestoft.

At around 12.30pm East of England Ambulance Service were alerted to reports of a car involved in a collision near the Trinity Methodist Church, in High Street.

It is believed the woman, aged in her 50s, was driving her car when she suffered a medical episode and had a minor collision with a wall.

An ambulance spokesman said: “As the woman was entering the ambulance she collapsed and went into cardiac arrest.

“Two ambulance crews, an ambulance officer and the air ambulance attended the scene”

The woman was treated at the scene and taken by road to James Paget University Hospital in Gorleston.

The spokesman added: “She is currently in a life-threatening condition. “

Road closures are currently in place at St Peter’s Street, Artillery Way and up to The Ravine, while officers and the ambulance service are at the scene.

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