SAN DIEGO–San Diego Harbor Police Wednesday evening responded to a report of a woman who had fallen into the water, near the USS Midway. Harbor Police vessel and vehicle units responded within minutes of the call.
Harbor Police officers located the woman and kept her afloat using a rescue flotation device. The woman had fallen approximately 15 feet into the water. A Harbor Police officer climbed down a ladder and held on to the woman for approximately 5 minutes until a Harbor Police boat arrived. The woman was pulled aboard the Harbor Police boat, and transported to a nearby dock. San Diego Fire Department personnel transported the woman to an area hospital for evaluation.