Teen loses a part of her leg in horrific shark assault on Florida seashore as member of the family beats away predator

A woman in Florida was attacked by a 9ft shark and saved by a member of the family who began beating it till it swam away.

Addison Bethea, 17, misplaced a part of her leg within the assault, in keeping with reviews.

Her father, Shane Bethea, posted on Facebook that she had been stabilised and that several medical professionals were working on her leg. 

. To try to restore blood flow to her foot and lower leg, they had to cut an artery from her right leg and a vein from her left leg

. Severe damage was done to the nerve in the back of the thigh. Her thigh region has sustained an unbelievable amount of harm

. The leg's state is currently unknown to the doctors, who wish to monitor it day by day to determine what needs to be done.

According to the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, the woman was searching for scallops near Keaton Beach in Taylor County, northern Florida, when she was bitten by a shark on Thursday in 5 ft of water.