Published On: Tue, Dec 19th, 2017

Coast Guard evacuates crew member

coast guard4WILLEMSTAD - The Coast Guard came into action at sea yesterday for a medical evacuation. On board of the cargo ship Punta a crew member had fallen down the stairs and became unconscious.

The ship sailed about 100 kilometers northwest of Curaçao. The coastguard with a physician from rescue organization CITRO brought the patient ashore with a helicopter. The man is in the St. Elizabeth Hospital, his condition is critical.

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