WATCH: Coast Guard rescues stranded, injured boaters
HOUSTON - The Coast Guard shared video of a seven-minute rescue where two men on a pleasure boat needed help after they crashed into what appears to be concrete jetty Monday morning.
One of the men was thrown off the boat and both were injured. One had a broken arm and the other had a broken leg.
A nearby fishermen heard the crash and alerted authorities.
"This is a prime example that if you see something happen, report it. The two good Samaritans were vital in assisting and reporting," said Petty Officer 2nd Class Kathryn Carlin, who assisted in the rescues from Station Galveston. "If they hadn't reported it, we would have never known."
Watch the attached video for clips of the rescue.
Follow the publisher of this post on Twitter: @treyschmaltz
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Lee High School will get football program next year
Locals pack the streets for White Light Night
Saying goodbye: Beauregard Gallery and Bistro closing its doors
'You have our attention': Police hold press conference amid crime wave in...
Mayor pushing new tax proposal for traffic improvement