Police now say man in critical condition after being pulled from water in Old Lyme

New London

A man is in critical condition after a near drowning incident at an Old Lyme beach on Monday.

According to officials, around 5:55 p.m., units responded to a report of a drowning in the area of Soundview Beach.

At the scene, police said the man, John Theriault, 34, was located alert and conscious.

He was then transported to Hartford Hospital where he is currently recovering.

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