KENT ISLAND, MD. (WJZ) — A person was rescued by helicopter from a cruise ship in Queen Anne’s County after suffering from a medical emergency on Tuesday night.
At around 9:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Maryland State Police were called by the U.S. Coast Guard to hoist a patient who was having a medical emergency aboard a cruise ship in the Chesapeake Bay.READ MORE: 'Big Brother' Debuts Wednesday in a Special 90-Minute Live Event
The ship, Aida Luna’s was near Kent Island at the time.READ MORE: Civil Rights Lawyer Ben Crump Joins Lawsuit Against Baltimore City Public Schools
The helicopter crew got to the ship at around 10:25 p.m. and a paramedic was lowered to the deck of the ship to assess and secure the patient onto the helicopter.
The helicopter took the patient to the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.MORE NEWS: Maryland Governor Endorses Thiru Vignarajah's Campaign For Baltimore City State's Attorney