Man suddenly collapses and dies in Northampton

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

By Megan Hillery
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.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

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.