Swimmer in critical condition after experience med. emergency in Green Lake

Posted on Sunday, August 1st, 2021 at 4:40 pm    

SEATTLE, WA – An elderly man was left in critical condition after experiencing a medical emergency in the water at Green Lake today, according to the Seattle Fire Department.

The incident happened at Green Lake, near E Greenlake Way N and Meridian Avenue N, when an 84-year-old swimmer experienced a medical emergency in the shallow part of the water.

He was pulled from the lake by people at the scene, who attempted resuscitative efforts before emergency officials arrived.

The victim is in critical condition as of 2:24 p.m.

No further details are available at this time.

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