Medical student races to aid of canoeist

A THIRD-year medical student used a defibrillator from the Royal Shakespeare Theatre on a canoeist who suffered a suspected heart attack and then a cardiac arrest.

It happened on the River Avon near the theatre at around 8pm tonight (Wednesday).

The man involved is thought to be a member of Stratford Boat Club. The club tweeted earlier this evening "...senior experienced sculler stable in hospital".

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