Coast Guard medevacs injured crewmember

NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard medevaced a male in his late 50’s from a vessel about 20 miles south of Houma, LA this afternoon.

A watchstander at Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans received a call at 1:51 p.m., from Coast Guard Sector New Orleans, reporting that a crewmember working on the Fishing Vessel Miss Cathy had been injured. The injured man was reported to have a compound fracture to his ankle and leg.

Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans crews launched a rescue helicopter to pick up the man and transported him safely to Terrebonne General Medical Center in Houma, LA.

If you have any problems viewing this article, please report it here.