Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater crew medevacs man 2 miles north of Anlcote Key, Fla.

d7
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A 31-year-old man was medevaced from a 30-foot pontoon boat by the Coast Guard two miles north of Anclote Key, Florida, Sunday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg received a report from Pasco County, Florida, dispatch at approximately 6:30 p.m., stating a the man had suffered a neck injury and needed emergency medical assistance. A Coast Guard flight surgeon was notified and recommended the man be medevaced.

At around 7:20 p.m, an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Florida, arrived on scene, hoisted the man, and transported him to Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, for further medical treatment.

Related Posts

Comments are closed.