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Visitor in critical condition after near drowning off Black Rock

A 69-year-old woman from Bakersfield, Calif., was in critical condition today after she collapsed at a shoreline area near Black Rock in Kaanapali.

Fire rescue personnel responding to an 10:44 a.m. emergency call arrived to find witnesses and Sheraton Maui staff performing CPR on the woman.

According to a Maui Fire Department release, the woman was snorkeling with another family member on the south side of Black Rock when she began feeling uneasy. The woman swam back to shore, exited the water and collapsed as she walked up the beach.

Firefighters took over CPR until paramedics arrived to provide advanced life support.

The woman was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center.

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