UPDATE: Emergency services called to Hilsea train station

An air ambulance has landed at Hilsea train station this morning.

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017, 11:03 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th May 2017, 7:11 pm
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Police cars have been spotted parked along Norway Road by the station.

It is believed that a man suffered a suspected cardiac arrest and fell over.

Police sent several cars as a precaution.

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A British Transport Police spokesperson said officers were called at 10.02am following reports a man had collapsed on the platform.

They added that the man was being treated at the station by paramedics.

The incident is not being treated as suspicious.

John Hook, a passenger waiting for a train at the station was told by an eyewitness that the man collapsed and hit his head on the platform.

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He said: ‘A lady who saw the whole thing said she saw an elderly man sat down at the station and then suddenly lean forward and hit his head.

‘She said there was blood everywhere and that it was a suspected heart attack.

‘I arrived at the station just after and there were about five or six police cars.’