A man in his forties has been a survivor, on Tuesday afternoon, in Quebec city, after drifting off on the river Saint-Laurent.
The police marine patrol has heard the cries of the individual in difficulty to 15h30, the ones who were already in the area of the Jacques-Cartier beach, in the area of Cap-Rouge.
The man was about a kilometer from the shore, without a floatation jacket.
The patrol went to pick up the swimmer with their boat to bring him back to the land.
According to the story of the Sûreté du Québec, the man was bathing alone near his boat, when he drifted with the current.
The quarantenaire was finally shot with a good scare.