One person was medivaced from the charter vessel Carolinian after it ran aground Sunday morning near the Oregon Inlet Bridge.
At around 6 a.m. Sunday Coast Guard watchstanders received a call from a a crewmember aboard the Carolinian saying that the vessel had run aground and one person suffered an injury, according to a press release from the Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard station at Oregon Inlet launched a rescue-boat crew and were able to take the boater on board. The boater was taken to shore and transported to the Outer Banks General Hospital.
There is no word on the seriousness of the person’s injury.
A good samaritan was able to help refloat the Carolinian, which was able to make it to port at Wancheese under its own power the release said.