Lifeguards save a total of 21 people last Saturday


Last Saturday, elements of the Aquatic Rescue Squad, with the support of lifeguards from different lodging centers, managed to save a total of 21 people who had difficulty getting out of the sea as they were mostly dragged by ocean currents.

The first call for help was at approximately 2:00 p.m. in Playas Brujas; Ernesto and Valentina, 41 and 12 years old, respectively, were brought to safety. The bathers were originally from the state of Coahuila.

In front of the Hotel Riu, a sea current pulled two minors identified as Caleb and Ethan, both 15 years old. Upon receiving recommendations from the elements, the young people left the place.

In the area where there is a ditch near Cerritos, five people from Guadalajara were helped by the elements; Guadalupe, Salvador, Fatima, David and Nidia, four of them were taken to a hospital.

Playa Norte also registered a call where a child under 10 years of age, identified as Ángel, from Zacatecas, was rescued from a current.

12-year-old Christopher, originally from Saltillo, was also at risk, on the beaches of the Hotel la Misión, after being on the mainland he presented a nervous breakdown and fatigue, the same situation with a man from Guadalajara who said his name was Roberto.

After the massive rescue of the tourists from Guadalajara, Jalisco, they were immediately transferred to the General Hospital; however, on the way one of them suffered a respiratory arrest and despite the resuscitation maneuvers, the tourist did not manage to survive.

Source: EL Sol de Mazatlan