Coast Guard Medevacs Man from Oil Tanker Near Galveston, Texas

The Coast Guard medevacked a 27-year-old man Monday afternoon from oil tanker 13 miles east of Galveston, Texas.

The oil tanker Miss Claudia contacted Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watch standers to report that a crewmember aboard was in need of medical assistance.Coast Guard medevacs man from oil tanker off Galveston, Texas

A Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew arrived on scene at approximately 2:30 p.m. and transported the man to the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

 

Source: Coast Guard News