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An air ambulance was called to help a woman suffering a suspected cardiac arrest in a car park.

South East Coast Ambulance Service was called to Reculver Towers car park in Reculver, near Herne Bay, shortly before 1.20pm today, responding with two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and the air ambulance.

Police were also called.

WATCH: An air ambulance leaving Reculver Park. Credit: Francesca Emery

An ambulance spokesman said: "At 1.19pm today, we sent a response car and two ambulances to a suspected cardiac arrest in Reculver car park.

"A patient was resuscitated and taken to the QEQM Hospital in Margate for further treatment."

Simon Higgins took this photo of the air ambulance after it landed in the car park
Simon Higgins took this photo of the air ambulance after it landed in the car park

Police said officers were called at 1.25pm to assist ambulance crews with the medical incident.

A spokesman added: "One woman was taken to hospital for further treatment.

"No criminal offences were reported."

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