Cancun, Q.R. — Cancun lifeguards made their first Spring Break water rescue on Wednesday after a Canadian woman was found in distress. The young woman was pulled from the sea by lifeguards when passing police officers on an ATV noticed her having problems.
The incident happened around Kilometer 13 of the Cancun Hotel Zone when they saw the woman flagging them down. She was asking for help because she was being pulled out by the strong rip current.
Police went to a lifeguard station at a nearby hotel were they notified the men on duty. She was pulled from the sea and returned to shore. Lifeguards were able to treat her on scene.
Earlier this month, Governor Carlos Joaquin reported that the region was anticipating the arrival of more than 3 million national and international tourists for the Spring Break-Easter holiday season.