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At Least 50 Injured in NYC Ferry Crash

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Baisha Kreuzer5 years ago

At least 50 people were injured last week when a ferry boat traveling from New Jersey to New York City crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan.

According to the Huffington Post, hundreds of commuters were aboard the ferry when the boat accident occurred.

50-70 People Injured in Ferry Crash

  • According to reports, passengers were standing on the deck waiting for the boat to dock when the collision occurred.  
  • Reports indicate at least 50 people, and up to 70, may have been injured.
  • One passenger suffered a severe head wound after falling down a stairwell.

Ferry Crash Remains Under Investigation

  • According to the Huffington Post article, “the cause of the crash [is] under investigation.”
  • Some have reportedly speculated that the crash could have been related to the ferry’s new engine and propulsion system.
  • Reports indicate that the boat’s captain had expressed discomfort regarding the maneuverability of the ferry.
  • The police gave the boat’s crew alcohol and drug tests; results are pending.
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