Man suffered cardiac arrest at bank holiday festival at Eastnor, near Ledbury (From Redditch Advertiser)
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A man was given CPR by members of the public at the second Chilli Festival near Ledbury
PEOPLE at an event near Ledbury gave a man CPR after he suffered a cardiac arrest before he was airlifted to hospital.
An ambulance, a responder paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham together with a responder paramedic from South Western Ambulance Service attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find a man in cardiac arrest being given CPR by bystanders.
"Crews took over resuscitation efforts and continued CPR as well as shocking the man’s heart several times with a defibrillator. After four shocks, the man’s heart restarted and he began to breathe on scene.
“Crews stabilised the man’s condition and administered life-saving drugs and oxygen before he was airlifted to Worcestershire Royal Hospital where medics were awaiting his arrival.”
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