Coast Guard medevacs man near Virginia Beach, VA

Two crew members from U.S. Coast Guard Station Little Creek attend to an injured man Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, near Norfolk, Virginia. Station Little Creek responded after the two men's vessel ran aground on the east side of the Little Creek Jetty. Coast Guard Photographs by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachory Hood

Two crew members from U.S. Coast Guard Station Little Creek attend to an injured man Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, near Norfolk, Virginia Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Zachory Hood

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The Coast Guard medevaced a man Saturday from a boat on the Little Creek Jetty in Norfolk.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Station Little Creek were notified at approximately 6:35 p.m. of a 24-foot boat which ran aground on the east side of the Little Creek Jetty carrying two people. One passenger aboard had suffered injuries to his face and arm.

A 45-foot Response Boat-Medium (RBM) launched at 6:40 p.m. and arrived on scene approximately two minutes later. Two members of the Coast Guard RBM boarded the boat and assisted the man into a stokes litter.

The man was taken to Vinings Landing Marina, where awaiting EMS transferred him to Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center in Norfolk.

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