A 72-year-old man collapsed on Lord Street, Southport, at approximately 4:45pm this afternoon (Monday 16th July 2012).

Members of the public went to his aid until paramedics arrived on the scene a few minutes later.

The man was fitted to a monitor by a rapid response paramedic.

He was taken to Southport & Formby DGH for a check up shortly afterwards.

Well done to all involved.