Lifeguards rescue man struggling in water at Virginia Beach Oceanfront

Posted at 4:49 PM, Jun 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-17 18:22:01-04

Virginia Beach, Va. - A man was rescued by lifeguards at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront on Wednesday afternoon, according to Virginia Beach Police.

Lifeguards near 17th Street spotted the man struggling in the water around 2:15 p.m. The lifeguards were able to pull the man from the water and up onto the beach before rescue units arrived.

The man was transported to a local hospital. His condition is unknown at this time.