Woman In Stable Condition After Boat Incident

April 15, 2013

Rescue After Boat Runs Aground, Bermuda April 14 2013 (3)The 61-year-old American woman who was injured when the boat she was traveling in ran aground early on Sunday morning [Apr 14] is listed in stable condition on a general ward in the hospital this afternoon.

At around 1am on Sunday morning the Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre received a 911 call reporting the 23ft Wellcraft “Sea Lion” had run aground on the southeastern side of Saltus Island in Hamilton Harbour, with one of the eight crew remaining in the water with a possible neck injury.

The Marine Police responded and all eight people were rescued from the stricken craft, with the 61-year-old woman taken to hospital via ambulance for medical care.

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