KwaZulu-Natal: At 14H55 Monday afternoon, Netcare 911 responded to a drowning at the uMdloti tidal pool, North of Durban.
Reports indicate that an elderly male got into difficulty while swimming after he was pulled out to the backline.
The patient was spotted by lifeguards who swam to the gentleman’s aid.
Lifeguards pulled the man out of the water who then rapidly started CPR after he was found unresponsive and not breathing.
When paramedics arrived on scene, a full advanced life support resuscitation was initiated.
Despite best efforts the patients condition rapidly deteriorated and he was sadly declared deceased on the scene.