An unidentified man was rescued after a car he was driving plunged into the Indian Ocean near Coco Beach, Tanzania. According to Kinondoni Police Commander Ramadhan Kingai, the incident took place in the evening, Monday, October 4. Kingai was quoted by The Citizen, Tanzania newspaper published on October 5, as saying that the accident involved a white Toyota Land Cruiser Prado in which there was one person.
Ahmed Abdallah, chairman of the beach and divers' rescue squad, confirmed that civilians rushed to the scene and rescued the drowning driver. The unconscious relative was rushed to Dar es Salaam Hospital for emergency treatment with the local police commander saying that they would launch an investigation as soon as the victim's health improved. "I received a call and was told that a Landcruiser had drowned into the Indian Ocean. "I rushed to the motorcycle and arrived on time and found a rescue team dealing with the relative who had already been rushed to the hospital. The rescue operation took two hours due to heavy waves," said Abdallah.
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