Hibs fan given CPR after collapsing during game at Easter Road

The supporter took ill during the first half of today's game at Easter Road. Picture: Michael Gillen
The supporter took ill during the first half of today's game at Easter Road. Picture: Michael Gillen
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A Hibs fan took ill during this afternoon’s match at Easter Road and had to be given CPR, it has been reported.

Fans took to social media during today’s 5-3 win over Kilmarnock to report that a female spectator had taken ill and was being treated by medical staff and stewards.

It is understood that the supporter, who was seated in the West Stand, collapsed around 15 minutes into the first half.

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They were then given CPR by medics for around 20 minutes.

Photos online show the supporter being stretchered off by paramedics.

Fans of both sides gave emergency crews a standing ovation as they helped the woman from the stadium.

One Hibs fan wrote on Twitter: “Fair play to the stewards and paramedics reviving a fan at the Hibs game today after having a heart attack, doing 20 minutes of CPR. Round of applause”

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