Pensioner taken to hospital after collapsing near major Sheffield road

A pensioner has been taken to hospital after collapsing near a major Sheffield road.

Sunday, 24th February 2019, 8:59 pm
Updated Sunday, 24th February 2019, 9:12 pm
Bromwich Road, Sheffield (google)

An eyewitness said the elderly man collapsed on Bromwich Road, at the corner with Chesterfield Road, at around 4:15pm on Friday, February 22.

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Bromwich Road, Sheffield (google)

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Two off duty firefighters were first on the scene and began to perform CPR on the man who was with his family members at the time. 

Police and ambulance crew arrived shortly afterwards and continued with CPR.

Doctors from the nearby Woodseats Medical Practice also rushed to help with medical equipment. 

The man was later taken to hospital. 

The Star have contacted South Yorkshire police for further details and are awaiting a response.