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

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