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Knightrider Street, in Maidstone, closed after medical incident

03 February 2014
by Anna Young

South East Coast Ambulance Service is at the scene

A town centre road was closed today after a pensioner was taken ill. 

Knightrider Street, in Maidstone, was blocked by police just after noon, while a 78-year-old man was treated at the scene. 

The patient was seen lying on the pavement outside Nick's Tackle Shop. 

A police officer was first at the scene and began CPR when the man went into cardiac arrest. 

A crew from South East Coast Ambulance arrived and took over from the officer, and managed to resuscitate the pensioner before taking him to Maidstone Hospital. 

 

 

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