Sept. 2 (Bulletinstandard) — Two leisure boats collided on the Colorado River alongside the California-Arizona border, injuring 13 individuals and one other 4 persons are lacking, authorities stated Sunday.
The crash round eight p.m. Saturday occurred between Pirates Cove and Topock Marina in Needles, Calif., and north of Lake Havasu, Ariz., the Mohave County Sheriff’s Workplace in Arizona stated in a Fb put up.
The Hallet boat with 10 individuals aboard was northbound and a Glossy Craft boat, occupied by 6 individuals, was southbound once they collided head on. Each boats sank and all the occupants have been ejected into the water, the Sheriff’s Workplace stated.
Passing boaters pulled a number of individuals from the water.
The 4 lacking are “presumed submerged,” Eric Sherwin, a spokesman for the San Bernardino County Hearth Division in California stated in a CNN report. They have been aboard the Hallet boat.
Rescue boats, divers and helicopters are looking for survivors.
One lady was airlifted to College Medical Heart in Las Vegas in important situation. 9 others have been transported to native hospitals and the others have been handled on the scene.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Workplace posted on Twitter it’s helping.