Man rushed to hospital after incident at Sussex music festival

A man was rushed to hospital in an '˜extremely serious' condition after a medical incident at a Sussex festival.

Sunday, 12th June 2016, 10:56 am
Updated Monday, 13th June 2016, 1:27 pm
Paramedics treat man in 'extremely serious' condition after Wild Life Festival incident.

The man, in his 20s, was taken ill near one of the gates at the Wild Life Festival last night.

He suffered a cardiac arrest and was treated at the scene by the on site medical team.

South East Coast Ambulance Service said a critical care paramedic was also sent to help treat the man.

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“The patient was taken to the Royal Sussex County hospital in Brighton in an extremely serious condition,” a SECAmb spokesman said.

Sussex Police also attended the incident at the festival at Shoreham.