Beach closed after shark attacks man in Hawaii

The man’s current condition is not known yet

News Desk April 01, 2018
The man’s current condition is not known yet. PHOTO: REUTERS

A 25-year-old man was attacked by a shark on Saturday morning which led a Hawaii beach to be shut down.

The man was paddleboarding with his father when he bounded off the board and got bitten by a shark.

He eventually suffered extensive injuries to his hand and leg.

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Eyewitnesses got hold of the man and treated with multiple tourniquets to his right side until the ambulance reached at the scene.

Later, he was transported by helicopter to a local hospital in a critical condition. The man’s current condition is not known yet.

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This incident triggered the Hawaii County Civil Defense to close the beach for the general public for the rest of the day.

A decision to reopen the beaches will be made after observation on Sunday morning.

This article originally appeared on DailyMail.


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