Air Ambulance

A man who collapsed in Billericay High Street on Friday 28 Feb 2014 has died in hospital.

The elderly man, who was in his 80's and lived locally, went into cardiac arrest and received emergency CPR from three female police officers at 3.30pm.

He was taken to Basildon Hospital where he died.

[quote width="auto" align="left|right|none" border="#0066cc" color="#0066cc" title="Spokesperson from Essex Police"]Three female officers carried out CPR for five minutes. The man has sadly died a short time after arriving.[/quote]

An air ambulance landed at Sun Corner and attendid the scene along with an ambulance, paramedics and police outside Coral Bookmakers.

Police oficers closed a section of the High Street in order for the air ambulance to land, however this was not required.

Article sourced from Brentwood Gazette

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