Man taken to hospital after collapsing in a Blackpool street
A man was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital by ambulance after collapsing on Devonshire Road this morning (March 31,) officials said.
A rapid response car, ambulance and police car attended the scene, with paramedics in full protective suits.
A spokesman for North West Ambulance Service said: "We were called to Devonshire Road at 8.04am.
"A man between the ages of 60 and 70 was taken to Blackpool Victoria Hospital after collapsing in the street due to a medical episode."
A spokesman for Lancashire Police said: "Police were called at around 8am this morning by a member of the public reporting that a man had collapsed on Devonshire Road.
"Police were in attendance as the man was on a public pavement."