Man suffers serious injuries after falling in sailboat near Eliott Key

ELLIOT KEY, Fla. (WSVN) — A sailor took a trip to the hospital after he fell down a flight of stairs.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to an emergency call from a 44-foot sailboat in open water near Elliot Key, Thursday.

Paramedics said the victim suffered serious injuries.

An air rescue team flew the sailor to a nearby trauma center for treatment. His condition is unknown.

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