Passenger’s Hip Injury Causes Royal Caribbean’s Liberty of the Seas to Return to Port
Bermuda’s Department of Marine and Ports reports that the Royal Caribbean cruise ship Liberty of the Seas was forced to return to port just hours after departing last Saturday due to a passenger injury. The Liberty of the Seas contacted the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre around 9:00 pm informing it that the cruise ship was returning to the Island because a 74-year-old female passenger sustained a hip injury and hospital treatment was necessary.
The injured woman, along with a medical professional from the ship, was transported to an awaiting ambulance by a pilot boat. After the passenger was landed, the ship’s medical professional returned to the Liberty of the Seas and the cruise ship continued its voyage to St. Maarten.