Man rescued and hospitalised after falling into the sea at Basalt Island in Sai Kung


17th September 2023 – (Hong Kong) On September 17th, around noon, a 38-year-old man surnamed Chan embarked on a boat trip to Basalt Island to admire the scenery. However, during the excursion, he accidentally slipped and fell into the sea near a cliff. Promptly, the crew members of the boat rescued Mr. Chan and brought him to Sai Kung Pier. From there, he was transferred to an ambulance and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for medical treatment. It was reported that the victim briefly lost consciousness but later regained consciousness. Unfortunately, his condition deteriorated upon arrival at the hospital, and he became unresponsive again.