Coast Guard medevacs man 12 miles east of Sapelo Sound

Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto.

Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter file phto.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — The Coast Guard medevaced a 19-year old man Tuesday 12 miles east of Sapelo Sound, Georgia.

Coast Guard Sector Charleston Command Center watchstanders received a call at 10:36 a.m. from the 65-foot motor yacht Harmony stating a passenger suffered a head injury and was in need of medical attention.

A Coast Guard Air Station Savannah MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew launched to assist at 11:36 a.m.

The Dolphin crew arrived on scene at 11:48 a.m., hoisted the man and transported him to Savannah Memorial Hospital in stable condition.

 

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