Boat Collision Results In Injuries To Passengers


Wednesday, December 31 – A boat collision in the North Sound area has resulted in one person being transported to Peebles Hospital and four receiving minor injuries.
Initial inquiries indicate that a mega yacht with nine visitors to the Territory aboard and an 18’ tender in tow was travelling in the direction of Prickly Pear yesterday afternoon around 1pm when the tender and an inflatable dinghy with seven passengers collided.
Of the seven persons on the dinghy who were also visitors to the Territory, four received minor injuries while one female sustained serious injuries. She was transferred to Peebles Hospital for observation and further treatment. None of her injuries were life-threatening.
No persons on the mega yacht sustained injuries.
Police are continuing their investigations.