Man falls 65 feet into ship, emergency crews on scene

Published 4:21 pm Saturday, January 17, 2009

A man fell 65 feet into the hull of a ship docked at the port of Port Arthur about 2 p.m. Saturday.

The Port Arthur Fire Department responded to the scene at the ship MSC Greece. The man is a welder and was making repairs to the vessel.

The man was life flighted to Christus St. Elizabeth Hospital in Beaumont where he remains in critical, but stable condition.