Thursday, October 29, 2020

Exuma Boating Accident Injures 8 People

Eight people were reported injured in Exuma on Saturday after a vessel hit a reef.

Police said 22 people were onboard when the accident occurred in the area of Buck Cay, Exuma.

 

Here’s what we know

  • Shortly after 8:00 p.m, officers at the George Town Police Station received information of a boating accident that occurred.
  • Police met a cruise craft partially submerged in waters.
  • The vessel had a three member crew and 19 passengers aboard when it collided with a reef.
  • Eight people were injured and everyone on board were helped to the mainland by other boaters–5 men and 3 women.
  • The injured are being treated for non-life threatening injuries at the area clinic.
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