A MAN died on his way to the Elton John concert in Colchester.

The man, aged in his 60s, was travelling on a bus from Ardleigh to the Weston Homes Community Stadium when he suffered a cardiac arrest.

A spokesman for the ambulance service said: “We were called at 6.09pm on Sunday to reports of a cardiac arrest.

“We received several 999 calls.

“People on the scene were giving CPR.

“We sent two ambulances and an ambulance officer.

“We arrived at 6.22pm and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

“Our thoughts and condolences go to his family and friends after this tragic incident.”