Coast Guard medevacs man near Indian River Inlet, Del.

INDIAN RIVER INLET, Del. – The Coast Guard medevaced a 45-year-old man from aboard a 61-foot boat seven miles off the coast of Indian River Inlet Sunday.

The Coast Guard received a call at 11 a.m. from a crewmember aboard the Miss Chris, homeported in Cape May, N.J., reporting a passenger experiencing extreme sea sickness.

A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Indian River, Del., arrived on scene and transferred the man to their boat.

The man was transported back to the station where he was transferred to awaiting emergency medical personnel and transported to Beebe Medical Center in Lewes, Del., for treatment.

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