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Police: Man suffers life-threatening injuries after diving into the water at Clearwater Beach

The man returned to the surface unresponsive after diving into the water from a dock, authorities say.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Clearwater Police Department and Fire Rescue are on scene of a water rescue at Clearwater Beach.

According to police, a call came in just before 6 p.m. for the report of a man who dove into the water from a dock behind the Edge Hotel on Gulfview Boulevard.

After diving into the water the man "came up non-responsive immediately thereafter," according to a press release. 

The man was taken to Morton Plant Hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

This is a developing story. Check back with 10 Tampa Bay for updates.