Police say death of man who collapsed in Great Paxton ‘not being treated as suspicious’

East of England Ambulance Service

East of England Ambulance Service - Credit: Archant

A man died after collapsing in Great Paxton today (Wednesday).

Emergency services were called to Meadow Way at about 1pm following reports that a man, understood to be in his 50s, had collapsed in the street.

The road was cordoned off while air ambulance crews landed nearby but, despite the efforts of paramedics, the man was declared dead at the scene.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said that the death was not being treated as suspicious.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We were called at just before 1pm to Meadow Way, in Great Paxton, to a report of a man who collapsed and was not breathing.

“A rapid response vehicle, ambulance crew, ambulance officer and Magpas Air Ambulance attended. They treated a man, believed to be in his 50s, who was in cardiac arrest.

“Despite their best efforts, the man sadly died at the scene. Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.”