SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A 55-year-old swimmer was in critical condition after San Francisco firefighters found him face down in the waters of Ocean Beach near the Sutro Baths Saturday morning.
The incident was reported at 9:22 a.m., and firefighters arrived on scene by 9:27 a.m., according to dispatchers.READ MORE: San Francisco Opens Up COVID-19 Vaccinations To Teachers, Child Care, Food Service Workers
A swimmer from Engine No. 34 reached the victim around 9:35 a.m., a dispatcher said.READ MORE: Tiger Woods Faces Long Road To Recovery From Crash Injuries
The victim had water in his lungs, so firefighters administered CPR as he was transported to St. Mary’s Medical Center with an intermittent pulse.
As of 12:51 p.m., a spokesman for the San Francisco Fire Department announced via Twitter that the victim had survived the near-drowning but he remained in critical condition.MORE NEWS: Alcohol Involved in High-Speed Crash That Killed Woman In Pleasanton
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