Man rescued from near drowning at Gamtoos

A 38 year old Uitenhage man was rescued from the surf at Gamtoos River Mouth yesterday, 1 January 2016., by two members of the public.

Jeffreys Bay NSRI medics treated the man on the scene for breathing difficulties and non-fatal drowning symptoms. On their arrival paramedics took over care of the man who was transported to hospital in a stable condition.

NSRI volunteer duty crew were activated at 5.39 pm following reports from police of a drowning in progress at the mouth. An NSRI sea rescue craft, a sea rescue vehicle an EC Government Health EMS responded.

The men who rescued the casualty have been commended for their actions. 

Edited by St Francis Chronicle

One Comment Add yours

  1. Flo Williams says:

    How wonderful that you saved this man’s life!!

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