Coast Guard rescues two from Carnival cruise ship

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - Two people were medevaced Sunday morning from a Carnival cruise ship, 135 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras.

According to a Coast Guard release, A 25-year-old man and 60-year-old woman were rescued at 5:45 a.m. from the Carnival Splendor after being reported sick and in need of medical attention. The pair were hoisted onto a helicopter and flown to New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

The two people are listed in stable condition. No word on the circumstances of the pairs' sickness.

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