NEW SMYRNA BEACH A surfer has been bit by a 4-foot shark off the coast.
Shark Bites Surfer Off New Smyrna Beach
Wednesday, November 11, 2009 6:06:12 PM
Reported By Saul Saenz
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- A surfer has been bit by a 4-foot shark off the coast.
According to Volusia County Beach Patrol, the 18-year-old man was surfing by the jetty on the inlet side of New Smyrna Beach.
He was jumping on his surfboard when the shark bit him.
Emergency crews treated the Lake Mary resident on the beach. The victim said he was going to drive himself to the hospital, but it is not known where he went.
Beach patrol officials believe the wound will require stitches.
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