fbpx
Monday, January 18th, 2021
Red Helicopter
FILE PHOTO: Houston LifeFlight
Home » Shipping » Man flown to hospital after 100 ft fall from ladder on cargo ship – Port of Houston

Man flown to hospital after 100 ft fall from ladder on cargo ship – Port of Houston

PortandTerminal.com, November 30, 2020

HOUSTON — Local media are reporting that a man was taken to the hospital by Life Flight Sunday after officials said he fell 100 feet from a ladder on a cargo ship docked at the Port of Houston.

The Houston Fire Department tweeted at about 12:55 p.m., firefighters were working to rescue the man from the ship. There are reports that the man was rescued below the cargo deck.

Port of Houston officials confirmed that the man was taken to a nearby hospital by Life Flight after falling from a ladder and landing in the lower part of the vessel. 

Check Also

ship sinking in rough seas

VIDEO: Bulker sinks in Black Sea. 4 bodies recovered.

PortandTerminal.com, January 17, 2021 ISTANBUL – Russian bulk cargo ship M/V ARVIN (IMO 8874316) sank …

Crowd of migrants fighting with security forces

Guatemalan forces clash with determined U.S.-bound migrant caravan

REUTERS, JANUARY 17, 2021 VADO HONDO, Guatemala (Reuters) – Guatemalan security forces used sticks to …