Three men were swept by waves in Hermanus

A man has drowned after swimming in Hermanus on Tuesday. The NSRI said that 3 men believe to be Zimbabweans were swept by waves into the surf off rocks on the shoreline in front of the Windsor Hotel, central Hermanus.

“On arrival on the scene it was found two men had managed to reach the shore and were safely out of the water,” said The NSRI duty coxswain Jean le Roux Le Roux.

Le Roux added that a search commenced for a missing man. He said the man was located and recovered from the surf onto the NSRI rescue craft and he was brought to the NSRI Hermanus rescue station where CPR [cardiopulmonary resuscitation] efforts were commenced by NSRI medics. Further adding that they were joined by Western Cape Government health EMS paramedics.

                                                         Picture: NSRI

Done by: Alungile Njemla


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