Man dies after collapsing at station

An elderly man who collapsed outside a railway station has died, despite the valiant attempts of passersby to save him.

The 80-year-old collapsed outside Bexhill station just after 8pm on Friday (December 5).

Members of the public performed First Aid on the man before two ambulances and a paramedic car arrived on the scene.

The man, from St Leonards, was rushed to the Conquest Hospital in Hastings.

But sadly he passed away a short time later.

Police officers were called to the scene, but confirmed there were no suspicious circumstances.

It is thought the man may have suffered a cardiac arrest.

A spokesperson for the South East Coast Ambulance Service (SECAmb), thanked all the members of the public who tried to help the man.