"Luckiest woman alive" saved by off-duty paramedic after suffering heart attack on running machine

An off-duty NEAS paramedic has been hailed a hero after saving the life of a woman who suffered a cardiac arrest while on a running machine. Mary Harris, from Easington Village, was training at her local gymnasium when she felt a sudden pain before collapsing on the treadmill. Fortunately, NEAS Paramedic Mark Syson was also doing a work-out at the same time. He spotted Mary crumpled on the treadmill - which was still running - and rushed over to administer CPR. Having shouted ...