Swimmer hospitalized after water rescue on Sullivan’s Island

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SULLIVANS ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – Officials responded to Station 18 Street and the beach for a water rescue on Sullivan’s Island.

Spokesman Andy Benke stated that Sullivan’s Island Fire and Police Departments were dispatched at 4:59 p.m. for a water rescue but on arrival, the call was changed to a swimmer in distress.

Crews were able to retrieve the male approximately between the ages of 35 to 40-years-old.

CPR was started on the beach and the swimmer was transported to a local hospital, Benke added.

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