Man dies after 'medical incident' on Yarmouth seafront

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A man died on Great Yarmouth seafront following a medical episode on September 22, 2021. - Credit: James Bass

A man in his 60s has died on Great Yarmouth seafront, police have confirmed.

A fleet of emergency vehicles were called to Marine Parade in Great Yarmouth on Wednesday (September 22) just before 1.15pm following reports a man had collapsed after suffering a medical episode.

Paramedics attended but despite treatment the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The incident happened close to Majestic Amusements, with police attending to keep the public at a distance.

People at the scene described witnessing a man receiving CPR.

A fire crew from Great Yarmouth also attended and provided screening for medical teams.

The East of England Ambulance Service confirmed it was called at 1.04pm to reports of a person with a medical emergency, and sent a community first responder, two ambulances, and an ambulance officer.