A man died after feeling ill at the Póvoa de Varzim marina


A man, around 50 years old, died this Friday in the marina of Póvoa de Varzim, in the district of Porto, after feeling unwell in the water during training at the Professional Training Center for Fisheries and the Sea (FOR-MAR ).

In a statement, the National Maritime Authority (AMN) states that the death was declared on the spot.

“The victim was taken out of the water by elements that were participating in the training, and these elements started resuscitation maneuvers until the arrival of INEM [Instituto Nacional de Emergência Médica], which continued with the maneuvers, without having been able to reverse the situation”, he adds.

According to AMN, the body was transported by the Póvoa de Varzim Volunteer Firefighters to the Legal Medicine Institute of Porto.

“The Maritime Police’s psychology office is providing support to the victim’s relatives,” it added.

AMN also indicates that it received the alert at 15:22, through the Lifeguards Association “Os Delfins”, immediately activating for the location the picket of the Local Command of the Maritime Police of Póvoa de Varzim, the Volunteer Firefighters of Póvoa de Varzim and an Emergency Medical Vehicle and Resuscitation (VMER) from INEM.

The Local Command of the Maritime Police of Póvoa de Varzim took care of the incident.


Source: Renascença – Noticias by rr.sapo.pt.

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