Florida boat crash involving sightseeing tour injures almost 30 passengers

Monday, February 12, 2024
Boat collision injures almost 30 passengers in Miami
A boating accident near PortMiami sent 13 people to the hospital and injured 16 more.

MIAMI -- Nearly 30 people are recovering from injuries after two boats collided in Florida.

The crash happened around 3:15 p.m. on Sunday near Port Miami, WSVN reported.

Authorities said a recreational vessel and a sightseeing tour boat were involved in the collision.

The crash sent 13 people to the hospital.

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At least one victim was airlifted from the scene for treatment after the passengers were brought to shore.

Sixteen others also suffered injuries, but no fatalities were reported.

The uninjured passengers on the tour boat were brought to their destination to be questioned about the incident.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation.