NORTH MIAMI, FL – A boating accident in Biscayne Bay Friday left one man hospitalized and led to the arrest of another man.
According to WSVN, a group was out on a boat in the area of Northeast 123rd Street and North Bayshore Drive in North Miami when the incident occurred at about 4:45 p.m. A 34-year-old man was injured by the boat’s propeller and was airlifted to Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital with a severe foot injury.
On Saturday police said they arrested one of the boaters, Daniel Nodarse, and charged him with boating under the influence.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and North Miami Police officers responded to the scene, along with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews.
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