RNLI lifeguards reunited with man they saved

Aaron Miles, Ben Holland, Graham Warriner, Alyson Warriner and Andrew McNulty. Credit: RNLI

*RNLI lifeguards from Bridlington were reunited with a man on whom they performed life-saving first aid, in a special ‘thank you’ meeting in York. *Graham Warriner from York was visiting Bridlington, with his wife Alyson, when he collapsed after suffering a cardiac arrest.

The incident occurred at the Promenade at Bridlington North beach. When RNLI lifeguards rushed to the scene, they found Graham desperately struggling for breath.The lifeguards continued with CPR until the ambulance arrived. Graham spent eight days in hospital, three of which were in intensive care.

He has since made a full recovery and wanted to meet the lifeguards to say a big ‘thank you’.