Man pronounced dead after ambulance call-out to Sunderland street

A man died following a call-out to a Sunderland street on Tuesday, June 23.

Wednesday, 24th June 2020, 11:16 am

Northumbria Police and the North East Ambulance Service responded to calls of concern for a man on Ryhope Road on Tuesday, June 23.

Emergency services carried out CPR on the man, who was not breathing and was being assisted by members of the public, at the scene.

A police spokesman confirmed to the Echo on Wednesday, June 24 that the man passed away, and that his death is being treated as non-suspicious.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

There are reports of a police incident on the Metro network in South Tyneside on Tuesday, June 23.

He said: “At 4pm yesterday (Tuesday) we received a report of concern for a man on Ryhope Road, Sunderland.

Read More

Read More
Sunderland pub owners respond to Government announcement on reopenings

“It was reported that a man was not breathing and CPR was being carried out.

“Emergency services attended the scene but sadly the man passed away. His family have been notified.

"The man's death is being treated as non-suspicious and a report will be made for the coroner.”

The North East Ambulance Service confirmed that two double-crewed ambulances were sent to the incident, alongside a specialist paramedic, after the call of concern came in shortly before 4pm on Tuesday.

A spokeswoman for the service added on Wednesday: “We were called at 3.52pm on Tuesday, June 23 to a male patient in cardiac arrest.

“CPR was in progress by a passer-by while the crew were on their way.”

Members of the public reported seeing emergency services vehicles near to Frank’s The Flooring Store, Ryhope Road, on Tuesday at around 5.30pm.

A message from the Editor:

Thank you for reading this story on our website. While I have your attention, I also have an important request to make of you.

In order for us to continue to provide high quality and trusted local news on this free-to-read site, I am asking you to also please purchase a copy of our newspaper.

Our journalists are highly trained and our content is independently regulated by IPSO to some of the most rigorous standards in the world.

But being your eyes and ears comes at a price. So we need your support more than ever to buy our newspapers during this crisis.

With the coronavirus lockdown having a major impact on many of our local valued advertisers - and consequently the advertising that we receive - we are more reliant than ever on you helping us to provide you with news and information by buying a copy of our newspaper.

Thank you.

How to subscribe to the print edition:

It’s easy to subscribe to your local newspaper. We have arranged a special 20 per cent off subscription offer for people to take advantage of.

Visit www.localsubsplus.co.uk, choose the newspaper title, the type of subscription and enter your details.