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Man flown to hospital after suffering cardiac arrest in Workington

[A] man has been flown to hospital after going into cardiac arrest in Workington town centre.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service (GNAAS) was called at 1.25pm to a man in his 50s, who was reported to be suffering a cardiac arrest.

A spokesman for GNAAS said: “The GNAAS paramedic and doctor team, working alongside a team from North West Ambulance Service, assessed and treated the patient.

“He was then airlifted to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.

“The flight took 13 minutes and he arrived in a serious but stable condition.”

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