Crew member rescued from ship in Newport News

Posted at 3:12 PM, Apr 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-14 15:29:19-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Newport News Fire Department Technical Rescue Team helped get a crew member off the USNS Pless Saturday afternoon.

Officials say the crew member fell into a hole in the ship, one deck down. Photos show the patient being lifted by a crane from the docked ship.

The patient was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

There’s no word on the extent of the patient’s injuries.