Man in critical condition after diving accident near Makua Cave - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Man in critical condition after diving accident near Makua Cave

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WAIANAE, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 57-year-old man is in critical condition after a free diving accident on Thursday.

Firefighters were called to the waters off Makua Cave shortly after 11 a.m. 

The patient was roughly 30 yards offshore free diving with a friend when he lost consciousness. 

The friend brought the patient to shore, where ocean safety personnel performed CPR on the man until emergency medical services crew transported him to an area hospital.

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