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Man drowns off popular beach despite surfers’ desperate attempts


Man drowns off popular beach despite surfers desperate to save his life while splashing in the waves

  • Sydney’s northern beaches were rocked by a drowning on Sunday
  • Local surfers saw the man struggling at Dee Why Beach and tried to save him
  • Paramedics then arrived and tried to resuscitate the man but were unsuccessful

A man has drowned on Sydney’s northern beaches after struggling in the water.

NSW Ambulance Paramedics responded to reports that a person struggled at Dee Why Beach just before 3 p.m. Sunday.

Local surfers helped the man when paramedics arrived.

Lifeguards and paramedics began CPR until the paramedic and critical care physician arrived.

Unfortunately, paramedics were unable to resuscitate the man.

More to follow.

Dee Why Beach (pictured) in Sydney’s Northern Beaches is a popular weekend spot



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