Man eventually died trying to save tourist.
The man who dived into the sea at Paul do Mar quay late Tuesday afternoon died.
According to AgoraMadeira, the man threw himself into the water to save a tourist who fell into the sea while he was taking photographs. But he ended up feeling sick and unconscious. A boy still dived in with a float to try to save him but could not.The tourist was rescued.
After being revived by the Calheta Volunteer Firemen and EMIR, the man was still taken to hospital but did not recover from the incident.
All our thoughts are with the man’s family.