Coast Guard medevacs mariner near Sabine Pass
Published 5:01 pm Friday, July 10, 2020
SABINE PASS — The Coast Guard medically evacuated a mariner from a towing vessel approximately 28 miles south of Sabine Pass on Friday, Coast Guard officials say.
Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a report of a mariner experiencing severe sickness.
The duty flight surgeon recommended the medevac to the watchstanders.
A Coast Guard Station Sabine Response Boat-Medium boat crew was launched to the scene and transferred the patient to awaiting emergency medical services personnel at Station Sabine.
The mariner was reported to be in stable condition.