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Jersey City Police Revives Drowning Man

By rlsmetro on

Police in Jersey City revived a man who began to drown in a pool at a residential house in the city.

According to officials, Jersey City officers responded to 25 Rutgers Avenue at approximately 10:45 p.m. after receiving reports referencing a juvenile drowning in a pool.

Officials say upon arrival, the officers observed an adult male outside an above ground pool, unresponsive and unconscious.

According to police, the officers immediately stabilized the 51-year-old then cleared his airway.

A check of the man’s pulse resulted in negative finding at that time.

Officials say the officers immediately began CPR until a backup unit responded and continued the CPR.

EMS rushed to the scene and transported the man to JCMC where shortly before they arrived, EMT stated that man’s pulse began.

Doctors at Jersey City Medical Center listed the man in stable condition according to police.