COAST GUARD SECTOR COLUMBIA RIVER PHOTO 
A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Sector Columbia River prepares to lift an injured man from a vessel off the coast Thursday. The man was suffering from a head laceration.

COAST GUARD SECTOR COLUMBIA RIVER PHOTO A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Sector Columbia River prepares to lift an injured man from a vessel off the coast Thursday. The man was suffering from a head laceration.

Coast Guard retrieves tug boat crewman injured 60 miles off Grays Harbor

  • Mon Feb 22nd, 2021 7:49am
  • News

The Coast Guard retrieved an injured man from the tug boat Commitment, 60 miles off Grays Harbor, Thursday afternoon.

At about 2 p.m., Coast Guard Sector Columbia River was notified that a crew member aboard had sustained a laceration to the face and eye while working in the vessel’s engine room and required medical attention, according to a Coast Guard report.

At 2:45 p.m., an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter rescue crew departed from Warrenton, Oregon, to respond. The injured man was safely hoisted from the vessel at approximately 3:30 p.m. and then transported to emergency medical personnel.

The injured man was in stable condition when transferred from Coast Guard care around 4:15 p.m. and was taken to Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria, Oregon.

 

COAST GUARD SECTOR COLUMBIA RIVER PHOTO 
A man is tended to by EMS after a Coast Guard helicopter crew plucked him from a vessel 60 miles off Grays Harbor Thursday. The man was suffering from a head laceration.

COAST GUARD SECTOR COLUMBIA RIVER PHOTO A man is tended to by EMS after a Coast Guard helicopter crew plucked him from a vessel 60 miles off Grays Harbor Thursday. The man was suffering from a head laceration.

COAST GUARD SECTOR COLUMBIA RIVER PHOTO 
A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Sector Columbia River prepares to lift an injured man from a vessel off the coast Thursday. The man was suffering from a head laceration.

COAST GUARD SECTOR COLUMBIA RIVER PHOTO A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Sector Columbia River prepares to lift an injured man from a vessel off the coast Thursday. The man was suffering from a head laceration.