Woman airlifted from Disney ship after falling down stairs

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GALVESTON, Texas – A woman was flown to the hospital from a Disney cruise ship off the coast of Galveston after she fell down stairs Monday night.

According to the Coast Guard, the incident happened about 8 p.m. aboard the Disney Wonder, which was 50 miles east of Galveston.

Officials said the 66-year-old woman suffered a skull fracture and bleeding.

The Coast Guard dispatched a helicopter to the ship and flew the woman to the University of Texas Medical Branch, officials said.

Officials said the woman was last listed in stable condition.


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