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Man stops breathing at the wheel and crashes car

A man who stopped breathing at the wheel has crashed his car into a tree Credit: Google Maps

A man who stopped breathing at the wheel has crashed his car into a tree.

It happened on Millfields Way in Wombourne at 9am today. Paramedics were called to reports of a man suffering a cardiac arrest in his car.

He was helped by members of the public, and given advanced life support by ambulance staff.

The patient was given CPR and then was shocked four times using a defibrillator. The driver regained a pulse and started to breathe again. An ambulance took him to Russells Hall Hospital in a serious condition.

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