POLICE and paramedics were called to a train at Old Hill station as a man suffered a 'medical emergency'.

Passengers from the carriage were evacuated and efforts to save the man by administering CPR were being made when medics arrived.

A witness reported seeing the carriage evacuated and police and medics in white overalls at the scene at the station on Station Road, Old Hill, at 5.44pm yesterday (Monday April 26).

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports of a medical emergency on a train which had stopped at Old Hill Station.

"We sent two ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene.

"Crews arrived to find one patient, a man, with CPR already in progress.

"Staff took over in administering treatment to the patient before conveying him to Russell’s Hall Hospital for further treatment.”


A spokesman for British Transport Police said: "Officers were called to Old Hill station at 5.48pm on Monday 26 April following reports of a man suffering a medical episode.

"Paramedics also attended and he was taken to hospital in a non life threatening condition."