U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs Detachment Texas
Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Freeport, Texas
HOUSTON — The
Coast Guard medevaced an injured fisherman from a fishing vessel approximately
eight miles south of Freeport, Texas, Tuesday morning .
At 9:29 a.m., Sector Houston-Galveston
watchstanders overheard a report on Channel 16 of a crewmember aboard the
fishing vessel Lady Tina who suffered a possible concussion and broken leg.
A Station Freeport boatcrew arrived on scene at
10:40 a.m. and transported the injured man to awaiting emergency medical
services personnel at Coast Guard Station Freeport.
The man was last reported in stable condition.