TV news presenter Collapses As He Suffers Heart Attack On Live TV
Sukru Oytan can be seen in video footage suddenly slumping on the desk in front of him, before sliding off his chair and falling onto the studio floor.
The startling scenes were recorded on a local television channel in Turkey’s Eskisehir province.
According to tech2 report, Sukru Oytan, While analysing the Sports Toto 1st League Eskisehirspor-Umraniyespor match, Oytan suddenly paused.
After a short silence, he can be seen leaning with his head resting against the table, while his co-presenter, Guven Sabaz, appears to be confused about what to do in the situation.
He can be seen panting as he bends over and Sabaz begins walking over to his colleague but Oytan falls out of his chair and onto the floor in a heap.
In a statement, the local television channel said that 10 days prior to the incident, the presenter had undergone a procedure to have a pacemaker fitted after being diagnosed with arrhythmia – slow or irregular heartbeats.
Turkish media said that Oytan had suffered a heart attack on-air and was rushed to the hospital, where he is now reportedly in a stable condition.