Coast Guard medevacs injured boater Saturday

Northwest Florida

US Coast Guard (Credit: US Department of Homeland Security)

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — The Coast Guard medevaced an injured boater Saturday afternoon near Pensacola Bay.

A 911 call relayed to Coast Guard, a man had been struck by a propeller near Pensacola Bay.

Watchstanders coordinated with local emergency medical services and launched Coast Guard station Pensacola 25 foot Response Boat-small boat crew.

Once on scene, first aid was administered to the injured man and he was transferred to Naval Air Station Pensacola and is in stable condition.

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