A 42-year-old woman, bleeding from a blunt object head injury and losing consciousness, was medevaced off the fishing vessel Western Cruiser near Cape Ulitka on the north end of Noyes Island, Thursday, transported to Sitka and then transferred to waiting emergency medical service personnel, who took her to Mt. Edgecumbe Hospital.
The call came in around 11:40 a.m., from Craig City Harbormaster staff, who stated a member of the crew was bleeding and in an out of consciousness after a blunt object impact to the head.
by Tom Evans, Injury at Sea.
The Coast Guard helicopter was already airborne and was diverted based to the scene.
A Craig City Harbormaster crew also responded aboard a 25-foot boat, met the crew of the Western Cruiser and dropped off an EMT followed shortly after by the Coast Guard helicopter crew who conducted a basket hoist for speed in the situation.
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