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Injured Woman on Cruise Medevaced from Emerald Princess

Cruise Injury Lawyer.jpgAn injured woman was medevaced January 6, 2012 from the Emerald Princess cruise ship off Nassau, Bahamas.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. the Coast Guard was notified that a person sustained a sever spinal compression and required medical assistance. An HC-144 Ocean Sentry fixed-wing aircraft crew from Air Station Miami, Florida was first to arrive and coordinated the evacuation with the cruise ship. Later a MH-65 helicopter crew met the Emerald Princess at approximately 7 p.m. and transported the 55-year-old to Nassau International Airport for further medical care.

The Emerald Princess was on a Caribbean cruise leaving from Port Everglades in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The injured woman’s condition is unknown at this time.