Man dies after suffering cardiac arrest on A1(M) near Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 09:43 17 April 2018

The A1(M) was closed to allow the air ambulance to land near the Hatfield Tunnel. Picture: Sophie Blackman.

The A1(M) was closed to allow the air ambulance to land near the Hatfield Tunnel. Picture: Sophie Blackman.

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A man died following a “medical emergency” on the A1(M) near Hatfield yesterday afternoon (April 16).

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 5.02pm to reports of a man in a suspected cardiac arrest on the A1M just before Junction 4 near Hatfield.

“The East of England Ambulance Service Trust dispatched an ambulance crew, two ambulance officers, a rapid response vehicle and East Anglian Air Ambulance.

“They treated a man in his 70s who was in cardiac arrest. Despite their best efforts, the patient sadly died at the scene.

“Our thoughts go out to his family and friends.”

The incident caused long delays back to Junction 6 for Welwyn and Junction 1 for South Mimms and the M25.


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