Update: Man in critical condition after air ambulance called to Ipswich address

THE air ambulance was called to Ipswich today to reports of a man suffering a cardiac arrest.

The crews landed in Bishops Hill at around 9am after receiving a call from the East of England Ambulance Service Trust (EEAST).

A spokeswoman for the East Anglian Air Ambulance charity said a man in his 20s was reported to be suffering a heart attack.

She said crews were called but stood down when the man was taken to Ipswich Hospital by land ambulance.

A spokesman for the EEAST said they sent two rapid responders and a land ambulance.

“The first paramedic arrived at 8.32am,” he told The Star. “I can confirm the man is in his 20s and was in cardiac arrest.

“He was taken to Ipswich Hospital via land ambulance. He remains in a critical condition.”