Transcript for Fishing boat barrels over man on jet ski at full speed
after a collision on the water. A man on a jet ski slammed by a passing boat, knocked unconscious into the sea. Here's ABC's Trevor Ault. Reporter: Tonight, the terrifying collision caught on camera. A fishing boat barreling over a man on a jet ski at full speed. I knew that there was gonna be an impact, that it was unavoidable. And my last memory when I lose consciousness, is about five feet out right before impact. Reporter: Mike Higbee was on vacation with his family in the caribbean. That violent crash leaving him bleeding and unconscious, face down in the water, but a nearby deckhand rushing to the rescue. This kid, Ryan, amazing. He jumped in and jumped in the water, didn't hesitate and did everything he could. Reporter: Ryan Rivenburgh was working on a yacht docked nearby. I took my phone out, threw the hat off and dove down in the water. Reporter: He jumped on a jet ski of his own, racing over to help pull Higbee to shore. A couple people I remember seeing had thought that we were fishing out a nonliving person. Reporter: Higbee was in shock but survived. He thanked Ryan for his life-saving response. It's sort of fun to think a guy, a kid half my age saved my life. He's my -- he's my hero. Reporter: Higbee's condition will take months, but he says he's lucky to be alive. Tom? Trevor, thank you.
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