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BREAKING NEWS: Man in Eastbourne lake drama

The scene at Princes Park SUS-140204-161224001

The scene at Princes Park SUS-140204-161224001

A man has been rushed to hospital after being pulled out of a lake in Eastbourne’s Princes Park.

Emergency services rushed to the scene after a report that a man in his 40s had become unwell and fallen into the lake.

He has been taken to the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.

A spokesperson for Sussex Police said, “Shortly before 3.30pm polcie were called to the lake at Princes Park after reports that a man had entered the water and collapsed.

“Ambulance personnel were already present and efforts were being made to resuscitate the casualty, who is believed to be aged 43.

“He was taken to Eastbourne District General Hospital and transferred to the Royal Sussex County Hospital for further treatment.

“Anyone who saw what happened or who has other information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pn.police.uk, quoting serial 982 of 2/4.”

 

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