Man missing after saving family member from drowning

A man is missing at sea after saving a family member from drowning at the Pacaltsdorp beach in George in the Western Cape on Sunday afternoon (05/03/17).

It is believed that the man was swept away by the tide and a search was currently underway for him‚ ER24 spokesperson Annine Dormehl said.

She said the 21-year-old man who nearly drowned was stabilised and transported to the George provincial hospital just after 3pm..

“At the time of their arrival‚ ER24 paramedics found the 21-year-old man on the beach‚ surrounded by a crowd of people.

“Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.”

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