In the crash of a ferry in Massachusetts, injured 18 people
When entering the vessel in the port, the ferry for unclear reasons crashed into a pier, with the result that he got hit.
NEW YORK, June 17. /Offset. TASS Kirill Volkov/. At least 18 people were injured in the crash of a passenger ferry in the U.S. city of Hyannis Port (Massachusetts). This was announced on Saturday the head of the city fire Department Dean Melanson.
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According to him, the crash happened when entering the vessel in a local port, when it for unknown reasons, crashed into a pier. The result is a ferry ran aground and was holed.
On Board were more than 50 passengers and crew members, all of them were successfully evacuated.
A total of 18 people were injured, 15 of them were hospitalized.Dean Melancolia city fire Department
As noted by the representatives of the U.S. Coast guard, during the crash in the area was established inclement weather, strong winds and poor visibility. Authorities are investigating the incident.