A 61-year-old man died and another was injured this Saturday after a whale allegedly collided and capsized the boat they were traveling on during a fishing expeditionpolice sources reported.
The incident occurred at 6:00 a.m. local time (2:00 GMT) this Saturday, when the Aquatic Police responded to an emergency involving two people who were in the water after their boat suffered an accident in the coastal region of La Perouse, suburban SydneyThe New South Wales State Police explained in a statement.
Authorities believe that the boat, about 4.8 meters long, capsized because it “collided or was impacted by a whale,” which “caused it to “The ship would tilt and catapult both men.” al mar.
When they arrived at the scene, the agents saw two unconscious men floating in the water and rescued them.
One of the individuals, 61 years old, was declared dead after “attempts to resuscitate him failed,” while the second victim, a 53-year-old man, was rescued alive and treated by paramedics who transferred him to an area hospital in “stable condition.”