HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) — A lifeguard on Barrington Beach was bitten by a shark Tuesday morning and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The man was bitten on his chest around 11:45 a.m. Firefighters responded to the Palmetto Dunes resort on 65 Ocean Lane. The man was treated on the beach.
Several deep lacerations on the man’s torso were deemed “serious” but non-life-threatening.
The lifeguard was checking out water conditions and currents.
He was then flown to Savannah for further treatment. No further details were released.