Emergency services respond to medical incident at Fishponds Park – live updates

Emergency services responded to a medical incident at a park in Bristol this afternoon (Monday 6 May). Several police vehicles and ambulances were at Fishponds Park, the area cordoned off by emergency services.

An eyewitness told Bristol Live that a tent was set up surrounded by paramedics. Bristol Live understands a man suffered a cardiac arrest and was taken to hospital for further treatment.

At the time, entrances to the park also appeared to be blocked as emergency services responded to the incident. Traffic monitoring services also reported heavy traffic and congestion in the surrounding area.

Bristol Live has contacted South West Ambulance Service Trust for a statement.

This is a live blog. Scroll down for updates as we get them.

The police leave the scene

Our photographer says the emergency service presence has been reduced. One or two police cars remain at the scene and are expected to leave soon.

I am waiting for comments from the emergency services

We are just awaiting comment from Avon and Somerset Police and South Western Ambulance Service Trust.

Person taken in ambulance

Tents have been set up in the park near a critical care machine. Our photographer stated that a person is in an ambulance.

Live photography from the spot

A passerby took this photo of Fishponds Park shortly after 2pm. Several ambulance crews are at the scene.

Police and ambulance crews at Fishponds Park on Monday afternoon (May 6)(Image: Submitted)

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