MIAMI BEACH  (CBSMiami.com) A Miami Beach man was in critical condition Tuesday afternoon when he fell into a drain in an apparent attempt to retrieve keys as storms swept through the area.

Officials say the man became trapped in a manhole at 74th Street and Ocean Terrace some time after 3 p.m.

Rescuers were able to pull him out through a manhole, but he was unconscious.

“I saw they backed the ambulance up on him and were doing CPR,” said witness Jhovanni Martinez

The man, whose identity was not immediately known, was rushed to Mount Sinai Medical Center. He is reportedly in critical condition.

 

 

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