Air ambulance called after cyclist suffers heart attack in Bridge Road, Chessington

Surrey Comet: Crash: Bridge Road in Chessington is closed after a serious crash Crash: Bridge Road in Chessington is closed after a serious crash

An elderly cyclist has been taken to hospital after suffering a heart attack in Bridge Road, Chessington.

UPDATE: Elderly cyclist dies after suffering heart attack in Bridge Road, Chessington

South East Coast Ambulance said the man, thought to be in his 80s, had stopped breathing, and that a member of the public performed CPR before paramedics arrived.

The man was taken to Epsom Hospital in a serious condition.

London Ambulance said he had suffered a cardiac arrest.

Kingston police said the man was found collapsed at the side of the road near the junction with Hook Road.

A spokesman said: "It is not believed that any vehicle was involved."

The London air ambulance attended the incident after a 999 call at about 2.10pm.

Bridge Road was closed both ways but has reopened.

Did you see what happened? Call the newsdesk on 020 8744 4273 or email newsdesk@surreycomet.co.uk.

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