The total of three men were seriously injured when swimming in the sea. It left the two men dead and another one in critical condition as he was taken to hospital to the intensive care unit.
According to the ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring statement, the incident happened at Isipingo Main Beach in KwaZulu-Natal.
“ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene shortly after 2.30pm to find another service already in attendance,” he said.
By the time the rescue team arrived, the two men were being assisted. Beach lifeguard team was performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
“Unfortunately, after some time, men succumbed to their injuries and were declared dead,” Russel Meiring stated.
The third man was given emergency help and immediately after that loaded aboard the AMS medical helicopter to be delivered to Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital.
The incident’ s details are under the police and the coroner’s investigation.