In the last hours, the Mazatlan Lifeguards staff managed to save 7 people who had difficulty getting out of the sea, on different beaches.
Mazatlán, Sinaloa (July 3, 2021).- The Commander of the Aquatic Rescue Squad of the Municipal Police, Antonio García Jiménez urged bathers, locals, and tourists, to abide by the recommendations that the lifeguards give them when entering the sea, as well as to pay attention to the flags that are placed along the coastal strip.
On Friday, July 2nd, in front of the Avenida del Mar, a 13-year-old tourist from Zacatecas was rescued on time and treated at the scene for an injury to his foot.
In the Cerritos area, another 3 bathers from Zacatecas, 26, 40, and 56 years old respectively, were swept away by the ocean currents. Lifeguards were able to rescue them, but 2 had to be taken to a private clinic for evaluation, as they had difficulty breathing.
On the morning of Saturday, June 3rd, two women from Coahuila, aged 14 and 50 respectively, also required the support of lifeguards to return to the mainland; as well as another 49-year-old tourist from Monterrey, who was detected just in time when she was carried away by a return current and was brought to safety.