13 hospitalized after Florida tour boat, vessel collide near PortMiami

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Thirteen group were sent to nan infirmary aft 2 boats collided successful nan waters disconnected PortMiami Sunday, officials said.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue units responded to nan segment of nan clang conscionable aft 3:15 p.m., WSVN-TV reported. 

"We sewage a telephone that 2 vessels collided successful Fisherman’s [Channel]," MDFR Division Chief Horacio Rodriguez said during a news conference.

Fire officials opportunity a Thriller circuit vessel and what appeared to beryllium a backstage alloy collapsed into each other.

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At slightest 1 of nan 13 group taken to nan infirmary was airlifted. Although nan grade of injuries of those hospitalized has not been released, those wounded are expected to recover.

"There were different group wrong nan boat, it was a circuit vessel that was involved from Bayside, and nan patients that had nary complaints were taken backmost to Bayside," Rodriguez said.

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City of Miami Fire Rescue, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and nan U.S. Coast Guard each responded to nan scene, arsenic well.

The sightseeing vessel was spotted backmost successful Bayside by WSVN, wherever footage was captured of Fish and Wildlife Conservation investigators trying to find really nan clang happened. 

The website for Thriller Miami Speedboat Adventures says tours are for ages 3 plus, past 45 minutes and commencement astatine $45. It is said to beryllium a "Miami vice style" circuit that tin springiness patrons an "an off-shore experience, covering 3 times nan Miami area arsenic compared to different circuit vessels."