Coast Guard rescues 4 injured boaters near Francis Scott Key Bridge

5th Coast Guard District NewsBALTIMORE — The Coast Guard rescued four people from a boat near the Francis Scott Key Bridge, Sunday.

A good Samaritan notified Coast Guard Sector Baltimore watchstanders of the distress via VHF-FM radio hail at 9:44 p.m., after seeing a 40-foot recreational vessel strike a piling near the bridge.

A 45-foot Response Boat – Medium crew from Coast Guard Station Curtis Bay arrived on scene and brought three of the four injured aboard the RB-M. The fourth person is currently being stabilized before being transported. All four will be transferred to awaiting emergency medical services personnel.

Crews from Maryland Natural Resources Police, Baltimore County Police and Fire departments along with a Syscom helicopter are also on scene assisting in the rescue.

The current condition of the boaters are not known at this time.

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