Summary: A surfer suffered a leg injury in a possible shark attack off the coast of California, south of San Francisco. The man, who was not identified, was surfing at Linda Mar Beach when he felt something bite his lower leg. He managed to exit the water and call for medical assistance. The surfer could not confirm if it was a shark that bit him, but authorities are investigating the incident.
A 52-year-old surfer was injured in a possible shark attack at Linda Mar Beach, just south of San Francisco. The man, whose identity has not been revealed, reported that he felt something bite his lower leg while surfing. Emergency responders were called to the scene and the surfer was able to exit the water and seek medical help. The victim, however, could not see what bit his leg and could not confirm if it was a shark. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and his current condition is unknown. Authorities are investigating the incident to determine if it was indeed a shark attack.
In related news, about two weeks ago, a swimmer was reported missing near Point Reyes National Seashore after witnesses claimed to have seen a shark in the water. However, the U.S. Coast Guard has not confirmed if the swimmer’s disappearance was a result of a shark attack.
Tags: shark attack, surfer injured, California coast, Linda Mar Beach, investigation