Man Airlifted To Hospital After Escambia River Canoe Accident

May 16, 2017

A man was airlifted to a Pensacola hospital after a canoe accident on the Escambia River Tuesday morning.

The incident happened near the Cotton Lake Boat Ramp south of  McDavid. The man was pulled from the water by fishermen who were nearby, according to bystanders. He was transported by LifeFlight helicopter to Baptist Hospital in Pensacola.

The McDavid and Molino stations of Escambia Fire Rescue and Escambia County EMS also responded to the call.

Further details have not been released.

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