Woman Injured By Boat Propeller At Shelly Bay

June 16, 2019

A woman was transported to hospital on Saturday [June 15] after sustaining cuts to the leg from a vessel’s propeller at Shelly Bay.

A Bermuda Maritime Operations Centre spokesperson said, “Saturday 15th June, 5:45 pm – Bermuda Fire Dispatch informed Bermuda Radio that an ambulance had been dispatched to Penhurst Park, North Shore to rendezvous with Marine Police, to transfer a woman who had sustained cuts to the leg from a vessel’s propeller, while located at Shelly Bay. The patient was successfully transferred and PMB are investigating the cause of the accident.”

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  1. puzzled says:

    Why transport an injured party via a bumpy boat ride 2 miles away when there was a freeking ambulance at Shelly Bay Beach.


    • Hope says:

      Could be that there was no second ambulance to replace it and so it needed to stay put in case an emergency occurred on land.

    • Ouch says:

      Ummm quicker via deep water?

  2. Overboard Hope says:

    It was only a matter of time………