Multiple first responders rushed to Pensacola Beach earlier this month to are likely to Peyton Hillis after the previous NFL star practically drowned whereas attempting to save lots of his kids … new police video, obtained by TMZ Sports, exhibits.
In the footage, captured on an Escambia County Sheriff’s deputy’s physique digital camera, you’ll be able to see Hillis was in unhealthy form on the Florida sand after he was pulled from the water on Jan. 4.
The ex-Cleveland Browns operating again, who didn’t have a shirt on, gave the impression to be respiratory closely … and appeared to be in a substantial amount of ache.
But, at the least 4 medics on the scene offered him assist … administering an IV whereas checking his vitals.
At one level, they even helped him roll over on his facet to make him extra comfy — whereas offering a seaside towel as a pillow. They additionally urged him to maintain speaking in an effort to ensure his situation wasn’t worsening.
They finally obtained the 36-year-old off the seaside and right into a helicopter … which flew him to a close-by medical facility for therapy.
Hillis’ preliminary prognosis wasn’t good — his uncle mentioned in a Facebook put up he suffered injury to his lungs and kidneys within the swimming accident — however, fortunately, his longtime girlfriend mentioned final week he had a breakthrough and was “on the street to restoration.”