Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember

A Coast Guard 45-foot Response Boat-MediumNEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a male crewmember aboard a fishing vessel near Fort Morgan, Alabama, Sunday.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders received a notification at 11:50 a.m. that a crewmember aboard the fishing vessel, Billy B, was injured and requested a medevac.

Watchstanders diverted a Coast Guard Station Dauphin Island 45 foot Response Boat-Medium boatcrew that was conducting training at 12:25 p.m. The boatcrew arrived on scene at 1:00 p.m. and transferred the survivor to Emergency Medical Services at approximately 2:00 p.m.

EMS will transport the survivor to Providence Hospital in Mobile, Alabama.

The survivor was reported in stable condition.

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