Man dies after suffering cardiac arrest at the wheel in Felixstowe

Car collides with lamppost

Car collides with lamppost - Credit: Tom Potter

The driver of a car that crashed in Felixstowe yesterday has died.

Emergency services including Suffolk police, the Essex Air Ambulance and the East of England Ambulance Service were called to the crash between a black Volvo S40 and a street sign in Wolsey Gardens at around 1.30pm.

The driver of the vehicle, described as an elderly man, suffered a cardiac arrest according to a constabulary spokesman, and was taken to Ipswich Hospital in a critical condition for further treatment.

The Suffolk Accident Rescue Service also attended the incident.

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