Guard medevacs man near Oso Creek in Corpus Christi, Texas
CHRISTI, Texas — The Coast Guard medevaced a man near Oso Creek in
Corpus Christi, Texas, Tuesday.
Guard Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi command center watchstanders received a
medevac request at 4:50 p.m. from the Department of Public Safety for a deputy
experiencing symptoms of heat exhaustion in an area unreachable by local EMS
due to brush surroundings.
Sector/Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew launched to
Dolphin crew arrived on scene, hoisted the man, and safely transported him to
awaiting EMS in a nearby clearing.
are very happy we were able to help our agency partners and get the officer the
medical care he needed," said Lt. Dan Gillis, Sector/Air Station Corpus
Christi aircraft commander. "All of the firefighters and law enforcement
officers on scene worked seamlessly with our crew to accomplish this