Boating accident in New Jersey bay sends 3 to hospitals
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — State police in New Jersey say a boat struck a navigational marker in Barnegat Bay, injuring three people.
Police spokesman Alejandro Goez told the Asbury Park Press that the vessel hit the marker shortly after 10:30 p.m. Friday near the Thomas A. Mathis Bridge in Toms River.
The 58-year-old male operator of the boat and a 77-year-old man were taken to Community Medical Center with minor injuries.
A 54-year-old woman was airlifted to Jersey Shore Medical Center with injuries not deemed life-threatening.
Goez says all three were expected to be treated and released. A fourth passenger was uninjured.
Information from: Asbury Park (N.J.) Press, http://www.app.com