Man suddenly collapses and dies in Northampton

Despite the efforts of passersby and paramedics, the man could not be revived

Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 3:45 pm
Updated Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, 4:35 pm

Paramedics were unable to save a man, who collapsed on a road in Northampton this week.

The man collapsed in Kettering Road, opposite Henry Street, just before 6pm on Monday, June 21.

A spokesperson for the East Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We received a call at 5.52pm on 21 June to Kettering Road in Northampton.

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The man collapsed suddenly on Monday and passed away.
The man collapsed suddenly on Monday and passed away.

"The caller reported that there was a medical emergency. We sent three paramedics in ambulance cars, a crewed ambulance and the air ambulance.”

Northamptonshire Police told this newspaper that there were a "large number of people present", therefore, police assistance was required.

A police spokeswoman added: "Sadly, despite the best efforts of passersby and then paramedics, he could not be revived."

The cause of death has not yet been confirmed.