Coast Guard medevacs injured man southeast of Galveston

HOUSTON – The Coast Guard medevaced a 44-year-old man off the Sabine, a 784-foot ship, located 50-miles southeast of Galveston, Thursday, August 21, 2008.

A watchstander at Sector Houston-Galveston received a call at 12:57 p.m. from the ship’s captain reporting a crewmember had been injured.

An Air Station Houston HH-65C rescue helicopter was launched. The patient was hoisted by the helicopter crew and transported to UTMB Galveston Hospital.

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