Man suffers medical episode while at sea off South Coast

March 2, 2023 7:32 am in by

A man who suffered a medical condition while out at sea off the Far South Coast has been taken to hospital.

Marine Rescue NSW received a call from a vessel in distress with two people on board, 50kms east of Green Cape near Eden, after the skipper suffered a medical episode on Wednesday evening (March 1).

Eden Water Police met the vessel and accompanied them back to shore, arriving at the Eden Wharf around 2am.

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After being brought to shore, the man in his 70’s was treated by paramedics and transported to South East Regional Hospital in Bega, for further treatment.

Photo: James Fennessy – East Coast Radio