Man airlifted after cardiac arrest

The man is transferred to the air ambulance in Littlemoor

The man is transferred to the air ambulance in Littlemoor

First published in News

THE Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance airlifted a man to hospital after he suffered a cardiac arrest.

The helicopter landed near to a Weymouth playing field just before lunchtime on Saturday.

Eyewitnesses saw the helicopter land close to the Louviers Road playing field in Littlemoor and a 48-year-old man was transferred to the waiting helicopter on a stretcher.

Paramedics from the South Western Ambulance Service assisted at the scene.

An eyewitness said: “I was walking the dog at about 12.55pm and I saw the helicopter go over and I was quite surprised.

“There were quite a lot of people watching.”

A spokesman for the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance said the man was taken to hospital.

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