March 7, 2021

A diver dies after being hit by a boat in Sanxenxo



A diver has died in the afternoon of Monday when he was practicing spearfishing in Punta Cabicastro, in the municipality of Sanxenxo (Pontevedra), after being hit by a boat, sources of Emergencies 112 Galicia reported.

Around 6:00 pm, several people who sailed around the area and Marine Rescue teams alerted the 112, who mobilized the emergency services, since the diver was in cardiorespiratory arrest on rocks.

The 061 sent to the place a mobile ICU whose toilets could not do anything to save the life of the diver, who was fishing underwater in the company of another person.

Almost simultaneously there was another incident also in Punta Cabicastro with an involved diver.

In this case it was a man who stuck a harpoon and who was slightly injured.

He was able to get out of the water by his own means before being evacuated by ambulance to the point of continued attention of the locality.

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