Woman in her 20s drowns whereas heroically making an attempt to save lots of a distressed teenager – the third swimming demise in the identical space in simply 24 hours
A younger lady has tragically drowned whereas frantically making an attempt to rescue one other swimmer after a horror afternoon on Victoria’s waters.
The lady aged in her 20s had rushed to assist teenage woman struggling within the water at Venus Bay in Victoria’s Gippsland area at round 7.30pm Wednesday evening.
She additionally acquired into issue within the water and needed to be dragged to shore by an off-duty lifeguard the place she could not be revived, regardless of determined effort .
The lady was one in every of three drownings inside 4 hours throughout Victoria on Wednesday.
Emergency personnel (pictured) had been known as to Bushrangers Bay after a lady drowned on Wednesday afternoon , one in every of three drownings in Victoria inside hours
It comes after one other lady, 45, drowned hours earlier after being swept off the rocks at Bushrangers Bay on the base of the Mornington Peninsula
An 80-year-old man additionally drowned at Rye entrance seaside in south Melbourne on Wednesday afternoon.