Miami news stations are reporting that several passengers from the Holland American Line Ryndam were medevaced to hospitals in Miami this evening.
WSVN Channel 7 reports that one of the victims suffered a leg injury, one sustained a head injury, and a third passenger may have suffered a heart attack.
The news station says that the Ryndam cruise ship came within three miles from shore so Miami-Dade Fire-Rescue crews could pick up the injured and ill passengers. One passenger was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital and a second one to to Mercy Hospital.
The Ryndam cruise ship was sailing from from Tampa to London.