Elderly Woman Nearly Drowns In Manhattan Beach

Manhattan Beach

An 85-year-old woman is in critical condition after being pulled from the water by lifeguards at Manhattan Beach yesterday, reports the New York Post.

Yevgenya Shyknevskaya, 85, was seen floating at 2:20 p.m. yesterday.

“I heard the guard blow the whistle, and I just saw this old lady floating in the water,” witness Asad Butt told the Post.

Lifeguards brought her to shore and administered CPR for approximately half-an-hour. Shyknevskaya was rushed to Coney Island Hospital where she remains in critical condition.