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Man suffers heart attack on Haystacks

The Pride of Cumbria Air Ambulance was sent to help. Credit: Cockermouth Mountain Rescue

A man is recovering, after suffering a heart attack on Haystacks.

The 56-year-old was approaching the summit of the fell, in the Lake District, when he collapsed with chest pain.

The Pride of Cumbria Great North Air Ambulance was called to the scene, where a doctor and paramedic assessed and treated him.

He was moved to the aircraft with the help of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team, and flown for specialist treatment in the cardiac centre at the Cumberland Infirmary, in Carlisle.

He is reported to be in a stable condition.

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