NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Emergency teams have raced to rescue a person who drowned in East river on Saturday.
It happened off Astoria Avenue at around 4:30 pm in Astoria, Queen.
It was not clear how this person fell into the water, but two EMTs jumped in to perform the rescue with a lieutenant FDNY.
The patient was taken to Mount Sinai. There was no word about the person’s condition.