Tragedy as man dies in Longton 'medical emergency'

A man has died following a 'medical emergency' which saw the air ambulance scrambled to the scene. Two ambulances were sent to the property on Longton's St Mary's Road while the air ambulance landed behind the Tesco Express off Linnburn Road.

Now West Midlands Ambulance Service has confirmed that sadly, despite the efforts of paramedics, a man has died. The service say they were called out to a 'medical emergency' at a home on St Mary's Road.

A spokeswoman said: "Two ambulances and the Midland Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene. Upon arrival we found a man. Ambulance staff administered advanced life support to him.

"Unfortunately, nothing more could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased.”

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