2 taken to the hospital after nearly drowning at Nimitz Beach

KHON2 EMS

A man is fighting for his life following a near drowning at Nimitz Beach on Friday.

According to the Honolulu Emergency Services Department, a 20-year-old male and a 16-year-old male were swimming at Nimitz Beach shortly after 2 p.m. when they got into trouble.

Both victims were pulled to shore.

The 20-year-old male was taken to the hospital in serious condition, but was later downgraded to critical condition.

The 16-year-old male was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The relationship of the two victims are unknown at this time.

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