Boat Crash Near Skyway Bridge
On Monday afternoon (September 2nd.) at about 2:15pm, Florida Wildlife Commission was notified about a boating accident near the Sunshine Skyway Bridge, in St Petersburg.
What was reported as a “violent crash”, occurred near the Intracoastal Waterway between the Dick Misener Bridge and Tierra Verde. The collision was between two boats, a 37 ft. vessel and a 21 ft. vessel.
FWC and Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of the accident, which resulted in a total of three people being injured. According to fire rescue officials, two women, aged 30 and 31, were severely hurt and were taken to Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.
Rescue officials also confirmed a dog was on board one of the boats and also has a severe injury.
The investigation is still ongoing.
Source: News Channel 8
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