Man saved in dramatic rescue remains in critical condition

Police gather up possessions belonging to a snorkeller who nearly drowned at Pilot Bay yesterday. Photo/George Novak
Police gather up possessions belonging to a snorkeller who nearly drowned at Pilot Bay yesterday. Photo/George Novak

The man pulled from water and saved by passers by at Pilot Bay yesterday remains in a critical condition at Tauranga Hospital this afternoon.

The 67-year-old had been snorkelling when it is believed he suffered a heart attack.

His body was found floating in the water and was pulled ashore where bystanders and later paramedics performed CPR.

- APNZ

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf05 at 28 May 2016 13:03:20 Processing Time: 462ms