Man in critical condition after cardiac arrest at tip in Colchester

Man taken to Colchester General Hospital after suffering cardiac arrest

Man taken to Colchester General Hospital after suffering cardiac arrest - Credit: Su Anderson

A man aged in his 70s went into cardiac arrest in his vehicle at a waste recycling centre in Colchester.

Police attended the centre in Shrub End Road just after 12.30pm yesterday following reports that a man had been taken ill.

An ambulance and an officer were sent to the scene and crews performed life support before taking him to Colchester General Hospital in a “critical condition”.

An ambulance spokesman said: “At this stage the outcome is unknown.”


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