Coast Guard medevacs injured fisherman near Freeport, Texas

U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo

U.S. Coast Guard 25 Foot Response Boast-Small File Photo

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., Coast Guard 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 Coast Guard 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.

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