A male tourist was recently rushed to the hospital after suffering from a horrifying attack that involved a huge crocodile during an adventure cruise.
According to local media outlets, the tourist needed immediate medical attention which included swift surgery to help save his life after a giant crocodile bit him near Darwin.
The tourist was reportedly enjoying an adventure cruise ride on the famously notorious Adelaide River which is renowned for being infested with giant reptiles like these. Yet, many people daring individuals risk a lot to get that rush of adrenaline as they witness the creatures in their natural habitat.
This particular individual was supposedly on a tour that entailed crocodile spotting, and that’s when the horrifying incident took center stage.
The so-called ‘jumping croc’ adventure tour came to life, literally, when the giant animal attacked the tourist from out of nowhere, explained witnessed who felt it was the most horrifying thing that they had ever witnessed.
The tourist was said to be 60 years in age and appeared to be bleeding profusely after the scary attack that occurred due to the 3 to 4-meter long reptile that swiftly bit his hand as well as his arm during the incident.
Local media outlets confirmed how paramedics got an emergency call on Monday during the later afternoon hours. And that’s when they rushed on over to assist him near the famous Arnhem Highway.
Paramedics explained how the man suffered from heavy episodes of bleeding that needed to be controlled using a pressure-applied bandage, as reported by NT News.
He was then swiftly evacuated to the nearby Palmerston Hospital and that’s where he underwent surgery. Now, he is termed to be in a stable condition as many pray for his quick recovery.
Meanwhile, the NT Police Sargeant of that region spoke to press reporters, adding how this gruesome attack was a clear reminder for many how dangerous of an area this is.
“Anyone that goes out on the water should really be aware of what is going on.They should be safe, especially if they’re planning on going near their territory. ”