Coast Guard medevacs man near Grand Isle

24 foot Special Purpose Craft - Shallow Water

Coast Guard 24 foot Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water File Photo

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a man from a fishing vessel approximately 1 nautical mile from Grand Isle, Louisiana, Thursday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report from the fishing vessel Angela Marie that a 41-year-old male was suffering from a fractured foot.

Watchstanders directed the launch of a Coast Guard Station Grand Isle Special Purpose Craft – Shallow Water boatcrew who medevaced the patient.

The Station Grand Isle boatcrew transferred the patient in stable condition to waiting emergency medical services in Grand Isle.

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