05/12/2014 08:07 EDT | Updated 07/12/2014 05:59 EDT

'Grand Future' crew member falls off ship near Deltaport

Westshore Terminals near Deltaport at Roberts Bank says a crew member of the ship, the Grand Future, has been rushed to hospital after falling into the water earlier this afternoon.

Westshore Terminal staff say the man fell off the ship as it was being tied up.

B.C. Ambulance says it responded to the area around 3:30 p.m. PT.  and took one patient to Vancouver General Hospital in serious condition.

MAP: Deltaport, Tsawwassen