Coast Guard medevacs 13-year-old off Peddocks Island in Boston Harbor

Morro Bay 47BOSTON — A Coast Guard rescue crew, accompanied by two Hull Emergency Medical Services technicians, medically evacuated a 13-year-old male Wednesday at about 7:30 p.m. from Peddocks Island, one of the Boston Harbor Islands.

Hull EMS contacted watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Point Allerton at approximately 6 p.m. reporting a camper at Outward Bound Camp was complaining of a possible hernia and needed medical attention.

A Coast Guard 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from the station immediately launched to assist. The boy was stable and ambulatory when the crew arrived on scene.

The Coast Guard rescue boat transferred the boy to Hull, where his care was handed over to Hull EMS.

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