PARAMEDICS rushed a man to hospital in a serious condition.

A man was taken to Basildon Hospital after suffering a cardiac arrest in the High Street, Canvey.

A spokesman for the East of England Ambulance Service said: “The East of England Ambulance Service Trust was called at 10.13am this morning to help a man who had collapsed.

“Three ambulances attended and treated an elderly man who was in cardiac arrest.

“He was taken to Basildon and Thurrock Hospital in a serious condition.”