Tourist saved

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

THE RACQ-CQ he­li­copter trans­ported a man from Hay­man Is­land to Mackay last week af­ter he was found un­con­scious in the wa­ter. The in­ci­dent hap­pened on Fri­day evening af­ter the 27-year-old Chi­nese tourist had been snorkelling. It took three min­utes of CPR to re­vive him. RACQ-CQ Res­cue landed on Hay­man at 7pm and just an hour later, the man was safely de­liv­ered into the care of doc­tors at Mackay Base Hos­pi­tal for fur­ther ob­ser­va­tion and treat­ment.

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