Biker resuscitated at Bulldog Bash

Sunday 9th August 2015 – 12.30pm – Chris Kowalik.

A visitor to a motorcycle rally in Warwickshire has been resuscitated and taken to hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The man who is in his fifties was involved in the Bulldog Bash at Long Marston Airfield where he went to the First Aid Tent with breathing difficulties. There, he had a cardiac arrest and collapsed.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly after 7am today and sent an advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The event’s own medical team began CPR and used the defibrillator they had with them. Ambulance crews then went on to continue with treatment and the man began to regain consciousness on site.

“He was then taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.”

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