At about 7:30 p.m. this evening at Hualien Creek Outlet, two people fell into the sea when they were fishing for eel seedlings. After receiving the report, the coast patrol and the police immediately dispatched a large number of people to rescue them. The air crew also supported the air search. As of At present, only one person has been found and sent to the hospital, and the search and rescue of the other person is still ongoing.
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[Reporter Wang Junqi/Hualien Report] About 7:30 p.m. at the Hualien Creek estuary in Hualien County this evening, two people were caught by waves and fell into the sea while fishing eel seedlings. After receiving the report, the coast guard and the police immediately dispatched a large number of people to rescue them. , The air crew also supported the air search. So far, only one person has been found and sent to the hospital, and the other person is still in search and rescue.
The Headquarters of the Ninth Patrol Area of the Coast Guard said that it received a report from the public at 7:36 tonight, saying that two people were fishing for eel seedlings at the border of Hualien Creek, and they were beaten into the sea by waves. One of them was rescued and sent to the hospital. One person was swept away by a big wave, and his whereabouts were unknown after drifting at sea. He hoped to ask for help.
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The rescued man landed without signs of life and was sent to the hospital for emergency treatment. The man still to be searched is about 51 years old, wearing a blue frog suit and a blue raincoat. The rescue team has dispatched a total of 1 boat, 1 aircraft, 7 vehicles and 18 people so far. People, the search and rescue will continue late at night.
Coast Guard stated that due to the influence of the northeast monsoon, the weather for walruses is relatively unstable recently. There is still a possibility of strong gusts and long waves in the eastern waters of Hualien. It appeals to the public to avoid swimming in the sea and fishing for various marine animals and plants during bad walruses. To avoid unfortunate accidents.