NEWS: Nearly 30 Injured in Miami Boat Crash

NEWS: Nearly 30 Injured in Miami Boat CrashNearly 30 people are recovering from injuries sustained after a tour boat collided with a private vessel on Sunday near Port Miami. The crash sent 13 people to the hospital, with another 16 sustaining injuries. No fatalities were reported, but the extent of the victims’ injuries is unclear as of Monday.

Per CBS News:

Around 3:15 p.m., over 30 Miami-Dade Fire Rescue personnel, including two fireboats and an air rescue unit — alongside the City of Miami Fire, the Florida Wildlife Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard — responded to reports of a boat collision in Fisherman’s Channel near Dodge Island.

According to the Coast Guard, the two watercraft involved were a tour boat and a recreation vessel.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

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