Real life hero! Off-duty nurse dives into river to save woman trapped in her sinking car

Real life hero! Off-duty nurse dives into river to save woman trapped in her sinking car

- Ayanda is a nurse at a South African hospital

- He witnessed a car plunging into a river while he was off duty

- He dived into the river and saved a woman who was trapped inside the car

A South African nurse has been hailed as a hero after he dived into a river to save a woman who was trapped in her sinking car.

Ayanda, who works at the Zithulele Hospital in the Eastern Cape province, was off duty on the weekend of September 2-3 when he witnessed a car plunging into a river.

The car landed upside down. While some ran away and others didn't know what to do, Ayanda heroically dived into the river to save the occupant.

He found a woman on the back seat but she wasn't breathing. He mobilized witnesses to flip over the car to free the woman.

He then administered mouth-to-mouth resuscitation and CPR. Afterwards, he drove her to the hospital where she was stabilized.

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The woman had to be transferred to another hospital but is now recovering. Without Ayanda's brave intervention, she might not have made it.

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He is indeed a real life hero! Social media has been awash with comments praising his commitment even while off duty. See some reactions below.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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