HOUSTON - The U.S. Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued five people whose boat became swamped in the Houston Ship Channel.
The five people were reported in the water at 8:20 a.m. Friday.
Officials say a good Samaritan vessel rescued one man who couldn't feel his legs and transported him to shore, where a Coast Guard helicopter took him to a Houston hospital. The man's condition was not immediately known.
Another good Samaritan ship picked up the four others and took them to shore. They were reported in good condition.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.