At approximately 12:54 hours on Sunday, August 14th, 2016, Ocean City Fire Department was dispatched to a personal water craft accident in the back bay between 34th St Bridge and Corson’s Inlet.
A deputy chief, engine company, ambulance and water rescue unit initially responded. The fire department units staged at the bay access under the 34th street Bridge.
The two personal water crafts appear to have collided in between the old train bridge and the Intercoastal Waterway south of the 34th Street Bridge.
One of the crafts with two riders was able to make it to the access under its own power with damage to its hull. The two riders on the second craft were removed from the water by a passing boater and were brought to the access area.
Three of the patients were treated and transported by ambulance to Shore Medical Center. The fourth patient was transported by helicopter to Atlantic City Medical Center – Trauma Division for treatment.
Other agencies involved in the incident included US Coast Guard, State and Local Police Marine Units, Atlanticare Paramedics, Atlanticare Medivac helicopter, & OCBP.
No additional details are known at this time.