TIKTOK ghouls have posted videos mocking medics rushing to treat children during a “serious incident” that killed two people.
A 17-year-old boy and a 12-year-old girl were killed and eight others injured in the East Beach scares yesterday around 4:30 p.m.
A man in his 40s who was on the water at the time was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter.
Beachgoers enjoying the warm weather were shocked as swarms of rescue workers rushed to save the children.
As part of a multi-agency incident, in which the police were also involved, rescue aircraft and fire brigades were called to the scene of the accident in addition to the coast guard.
A teenager was criticized on TikTok for making fun of the teams desperate to save the children’s lives.
In the video, a young man can be heard making vile comments as they try to bring the incident under control.
The clip shows a rescue worker sprinting across the beach in front of worried vacationers.
The teenager can be heard screaming, “Oh s**t. you run boy Run, Forrest, run!
“Someone is dying.”
The camera then pans to a paramedic searching her medical bag in front of a yellow barrier erected around the injured person.
The teenager then says, “Oh s**t. you get the girl You unwrap it.”
“Hurry up. He’s dying, mate.”
Disgusted viewers plunged into the comments, criticizing the teen’s actions.
One wrote: “So disrespectful. What a toolbox.”
A second added: “Two people have died. Take that off.”
This comes after horrifying videos of victims receiving medical care circulated on social media.
A witness, Ritta Saruchera, said her daughter and friend were in the sea at the time of the incident.
She said: “They were just coming back from the water when they saw a teenager struggling. There was another one swimming in the water.”
“We got help from the lifeguard and informed them of the incident. There were three young men out there and they were looking for a fourth.”
Michelina Forysiak, 15, was on the beach with her mother when the incident began.
She told that Bournemouth echo One person was helped on the beach and within 10 to 15 minutes a second emergency response team was on hand to help another person.
Flowers were laid on the beach today to commemorate the children who lost their lives.
Detective Chief Superintendent Neil Corrigan of Dorset Police said: “Our thoughts are with the families of the young people who have tragically died and we are doing all we can to support their families.”
“I understand the beach was very busy at the time of the incident and I would urge anyone with information that might assist us in our investigation to come forward.”
“We are in the early stages of our investigation and would like to ask people not to speculate as to the circumstances surrounding the incident.”
A Coastguard spokesman said: “HM Coastguard has been assisting the South West Ambulance Service after a call was received from Poole Bay RNLI Lifeguards about people in distress in the water.”
A South Western Ambulance spokesman said: “We were called at 4.07pm on Wednesday 31 May to an incident at sea in Bournemouth.
“We have dispatched two rescue planes, six double-crew ambulances, one intensive care truck, two responders, one doctor, one hazardous area response team and one response officer.
“We have taken two patients to Royal Bournemouth Hospital and Poole Hospital.”
Dorset and Wiltshire Fire Brigade said: “We were called to East Beach, Bournemouth at 4.39pm to support a multi-agency incident.”
“We have crews deployed from Westbourne and Springbourne, along with a technical rescue team from Poole.”
Dorset Police added: “Dorset Police received a report from Ambulance at 4.32pm on Wednesday 31 May 2023 requesting assistance on the beach in front of Bournemouth Pier.”