The Public Information Office reports the details of a Water Emergency that occurred on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 2:45 a.m. in Point Lookout.
According to police, a fishing boat ran aground in the vicinity of the Meadowbrook Bridge at Jones Beach State Park with six individuals aboard. The Marine Bureau, with the assistance of The U.S. Coast Guard, was able to transport the six people to the Jones Beach Coast Guard Station. Two of the passengers sustained injuries and were transported to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation. Both are listed in stable condition.
This investigation into this incident is ongoing.
Details by: PIO 08/20/20/0530/8751