German Tourist Helps Rescue Thai Man From Drowning on Pattaya Beach

Pattaya –

A German tourist helped to rescue a Thai man from drowning on Pattaya Beach.

The Sawang Boriboon Pattaya Rescue Team was notified of the incident at 3:20 P.M. on Saturday (April 29th) on Central Pattaya Beach.

They and the Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find an unidentified Thai man who was pulled up from the water by beach lifeguards. He was rushed to a nearby hospital for medical assistance.

The Pattaya Beach lifeguard Mr. Thongchai Teangcharoen told the Phuket Express that there was a German tourist identified only as Mr. MARTIN, 53, who shouted out loud that a man was unconscious in the sea, bringing the notice of lifeguards nearby. Beach lifeguards rushed into the water to pull him up before immediately providing him first aid.

The man was believed to be a homeless man, added Pattaya rescue workers to reporters, but it was unclear why he had been in the water.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.