A 72-year-old American man was in a coma after he was pulled up from the water by lifeguards at Surin Beach in Cherng Talay today.
The Cherng Talay Police were notified of the incident from an unidentified jet-ski operator at Surin Beach on Friday afternoon (November 10th). The police and rescue teams arrived at the beach to find the 72-year-old male American lying on the beach. He was unconscious and was provided CPR before being rushed to a nearby hospital.
Lifeguards told Cherng Talay Police that they found the man face down in the sea 150 meters from the beach. As of press time, the man’s condition was unknown and the hospital had not released any statements.
The man’s name was withheld for his privacy and so that police could contact his relatives about the situation. It was not immediately clear if the man was a tourist or ex-pat.