He has been hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit of the Venizelio Hospital of Heraklion since yesterday 19-year-old French man with special needswho was pulled unconscious from a hotel pool, where he was staying with his family of five.

According to what the hotel manager told ERT, the child, a French citizen, had a seizure around 4 pm while swimming in one of the hotel’s pools, with a depth of 1.40 meters, in which a lifeguard was at that time, but and his parents. He was immediately retrieved by the parents and the father of the child with the lifeguard provided first aid and managed to bring him back. According to him, an EKAV ambulance took him to the hospital without delay.

As the deputy director of Venizelei Eleftheria Kostakis told ERT, the 19-year-old is intubated in a serious condition.

The happening was not reported to the Police, which, however, will today investigate the circumstances of the incident. However, according to the hotel manager, they were on the hotel premises at the time of the incident 4 lifeguards who also hold first aid and safety supervisor certificates.