Miami Beach, FL – Woman Transported Following Boat Crash in Biscayne Bay
Miami Beach, FL (May 30, 2021) – Rescue crews responded to the scene of a crash involving two boats in the Biscayne Bay near Miami Beach on Saturday, May 29th. The collision happened around 4:00 p.m. near North Bay and Indian Creek Village.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Miami Beach Police Department, Miami Beach Fire Rescue, and the U.S. Coast guard all arrived at the crash scene. The accident involved a 20 foot Sundancer and 36-foot boat. The victim, who was not identified, was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center for treatment of unknown injuries and there is no update on their condition at this time. Other boaters received treatment at the scene for minor injuries. There is no word at this time on the cause of the crash or the events leading up to it.
Police are still investigating the incident and have not said whether any charges will be filed. There is no additional information available at this time.
Our thoughts and best wishes go out to the victim of this boat crash in the Biscayne Bay. We hope for a complete and speedy recovery.
Boating Accidents in Florida
Florida is home to many bodies of water and boating is a very popular outdoor activity in our state. With a year-round warm climate, it is possible to see boats on the water at all times of the year. Boaters, jet skiers, and others using personal watercraft will take to the lakes, rivers, and oceans of our state in search of a fun day on the water. Despite the enjoyment that boating can bring, it is important to keep in mind many of the risks that are associated with boating. In 2020, there 836 boating accidents reported in Florida. Many of these accidents occurred due to negligence or inattention on behalf of the boat operator. Both inexperience and impairment are major contributors to many Florida boating accidents.
A boating accident in Florida can lead to serious and life-altering consequences. Boaters can be seriously hurt or killed in a matter of seconds. A boating accident must be carefully investigated in order to determine the cause. Many of the laws that apply to Florida boating accidents are based on the negligence of the operators involved. If you or a loved one have been injured in a boating crash that was not your fault you could have a right to recovery.
A boat accident is a major event in your life. During this time, you should be focused primarily on your healing and recovery. It is important to remember that you are not in this alone. Here at Boone & Davis, our experienced Miami boating accident lawyers are here to help when you have been injured in a crash on the water. We will fight to help you obtain the compensation that you deserve. We provide a free consultation and case evaluation for all potential and prospective clients. To schedule your appointment with one of our attorneys, please contact us at the link on our website or give us a call at 954-566-9919.
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