Thursday, December 27, 2012

Man airlifted to hospital following a drowning Incident

Imogen Vollenhoven
27 December 2012

 The National Sea Rescue Institute on Wednesday said a man was seriously injured after nearly drowning at Hout Bay Beach.

The Imizamo Yethu resident got into difficulty while swimming with a friend near the Disa River mouth.

 His friend tried to save him but was not strong enough.

 NSRI’s Andew Ingram further explained that the NSRI volenteers arrived shortly after the incedent , put on diving masks and found that men floating in 2 meters of water.

 Ingram futher more said that was then pulled out of the river and  CPR started immediately , paremedics then arrived and took over with advanced life support . He was airlifted to Groote Schuur Hospital where he is receiving treatment.

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