Emergency services attend medical incident at Broadstairs railway station

Emergency services

Emergency services have been called to Broadstairs railway station this evening [November 29] to reports of a person suffering a suspected heart attack.

British Transport Police, paramedics and the Kent air ambulance have been called to the scene.

Resident and Beaver leader Rusty Josh Carr said a man became unwell. He was understood to be diabetic and collapsed. There was a doctor on the train who got off and gave him CPR until the ambulance arrived.

A Kent air ambulance spokesperson said: “A helicopter from Air Ambulance Charity Kent Surrey Sussex (KSS) was dispatched to Broadstairs on 29 November.

“Our crew arrived on scene at 17:05 where they worked with SECAmb and Kent Police to help treat the patient, involved in a medical incident. They then transported the patient to hospital by air.”