Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
Travis Clarke, NSRI Rocky Bay deputy station commander, said:At 14h08, Monday, 26th August, NSRI Rocky Bay duty crew and Police Search and Rescue were activated following reports from the SA Police Services of a drowning incident at Park Rynie Beach.NSRI rescue swimmers and Police Search and Rescue responded and on arrival on the scene Medevac ambulance services and lifeguards were in attendance where a bystander had launched into the surf and he had located and was recovering a local boy, aged 18, through the surfline and the bystander was able to get the teenager to the beach where sadly paramedics declared the teenager deceased.The body ofthe teenager was taken into the care of Police and Government Health Forensic Pathology Services and Police have opened an inquest docket.Condolences are conveyed to family of the deceased teenager.It appears that the teenager had been swimming with a friend when he may have gotten into difficulty in the surf before reportedly disappeared under water. The circumstances of the suspected fatal-drowning accident and the time of the incident were not immediately clear and will form part of the Police inquest.The bystander who performed the rescue, a local male resident, is commended for his actions.
Share
Next Article

Against All Odds - The Epic Story of the OCEANOS Rescue

Read More

You may also like

NSRI Mossel Bay Vodacom 5896
RESCUES  | Published: 28 November 2022

Incidents in Mossel Bay, Knysna, North Coast KZN, St Lucia

It was a busy Sunday for NSRI crew out in Mossel, Bay, KZN's North Coast and St Lucia. ...

79717 D7 A 74 D0 48 F5 9838 299 E3034 FCC6
SAFETY ALERT  | Published: 26 November 2022

SEA RESCUE – STRAND – Friday, 25 November. Shark Alert - Strand:

SHARK ALERT: NSRI and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) are appealing to bathers, paddlers, surfers and sail boarders to be cautious in the Strand vicinity where a large whale carcass has been located close in-shore, on Friday afternoon, 2 ...

06 Spirit of Toft 2 2
 | Published: 21 November 2022

Gqeberha – 5 safe after boat capsizes

At 09h04, Friday, 18 November, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew were activated following reports of a boat capsized at Noordhoek. ...