Coast Guard medivacs teen from Alamitos Bay East Jetty

A Coast Guard HH-65C rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles transported a 14-year old male from Alamitos Bay East Jetty.

Long Beach, Calif – A Coast Guard HH-65C rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Los Angeles transported a 14-year old male from the Alamitos Bay East Jetty this evening.

The Coast Guard received the request for a medivac from Long Beach City Lifeguards at 5:50 p.m.

Long Beach City Lifeguards rescued the teen from the water while he was attempting to swim across the Alamitos Channel. The patient suffered from a suspected spinal injury and was having difficulty breathing.

The Coast Guard rescue helicopter arrived on-scene at 6:30 p.m and transported the patient to Long Beach Memorial Hospital.

Further details of the patient’s condition are unknown at this time.

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