Sayville, NY (August 25, 2019) – According to authorities, five people were injured in a boat accident that took place in the Great South Bay on Saturday, August 24th.
The crash took place around 8:30 p.m. when the individual’s 23-foot vessel struck a jetty off of Browns River Road.
When officers with the Suffolk Marine Bureau arrived at the scene, they found six passengers from the boat standing on the jetty. Five were in need of medical care, though police have not confirmed their conditions following the accident.
At this time, all parties are expected to survive as police continue to investigate the circumstances leading to the boat accident.
Our thoughts are extended to the parties involved in this accident.
Boat Accidents in New York
Boating accidents do not happen as frequently as other types of accidents across New York due to the fact that fewer boaters hit the waterways than drivers on our roads. If you have been injured in a boating accident, you have many rights to reimbursement under the law. However, you will have to speak with a New York boat accident attorney about your options moving forward.
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