Two men were hospitalised after jumping and diving into the Murray River near Echuca on Saturday.TRENT HORNEMAN February 12, 2014 4:33am
A Rochester man, 45, who dived head-first into shallow water in the Murray River near Echuca on Saturday remains in a serious but stable condition at The Alfred hospital.
The man was flown to hospital after jumping from a boat into a submerged sandbank near Dead Man’s Bend.
Rural Ambulance Victoria’s spokesman John Mullen said the man was treated for serious spinal injuries.
A Melbourne man, 24, who jumped feet-first into the water on Saturday night has been released from hospital.
Mr Mullen said the man had back and spinal injuries and was flown to Royal Melbourne Hospital.
A hospital spokesperson said the man was stable since arriving and was recovering at home.
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