JONES BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There was a dramatic rescue in the Atlantic, 14 miles south of Jones Beach.
NYPD divers climbed aboard and treated him for a head injury.
Yesterday officers from the @NYPDSpecialops Aviation Unit received a distress call of an injured crew member on board a fishing vessel. Officers from the Aviation & Scuba Unit were immediately deployed & commenced in the rescue operations. Watch the video ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/MC6vddeI59
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) March 5, 2021
The crew member was then hoisted up into a helicopter and flown to Staten Island University Medical Center in critical condition.