Bystanders performed CPR after a man collapsed in Coventry on Thursday (May 12). The incident happened on Wallace Road shortly before 3pm.
Emergency services were called to the scene, including land and air ambulances, with paramedics taking over from bystanders who came to the man’s aid. They managed to restart the man’s heart and he was taken to hospital.
A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to a medical emergency at 2.45pm on Wallace Road, Coventry. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended.
“Crews arrived to find bystanders performing CPR on a man in a critical condition. Crews immediately commenced advanced life support on scene and managed to restart the man’s heart. The man was conveyed on blue lights in a critical condition to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency care.”