The intervention of the sergeant of Vonitsas police department was vital for saving the 75 year old man from drowning while he was almost unconscious.
Specifically, at noon swimmers phoned the police station and reported that an elderly person was threatened to drown in the sea area of Vonitsa.
Immediately the 26 year old sergeant rushed to the coastal region, as well as other officers of the same police department and Traffic policemen who were patrolling the area from Agrinio.
The police have identified the 75 year old man in a supine position andalmost unconscious about 300 meters from shore. Immediately one sergeant jumped into the sea and having approached the 75 year old managed to catch him and take him to the coast.
Simultaneously, with the help of other police officers and an individual who disposed his boat, the 75-year was transferred to shore unharmed. Then the old man was transferred to the health center of the area and from there to the hospital in Preveza, where he is currently hospitalized out of danger.