Coast Guard transports seriously injured man from cruise ship near Venice

NEW ORLEANS– The Coast Guard was called out to rescue a seriously injured man from the Carnival Valor, which was about 65 miles off the coast of Venice, Louisiana early Tuesday morning.

The Coast Guard got a call around 1:15 a.m. that a 23-year-old man was seriously injured in a fall.

They sent a Helicopter aircrew from New Orleans to airlift the injured man and bring him to University Hospital, where he remains in critical condition.

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