The Public Information Office reports the details of a Water Emergency that occurred in Wantagh on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 10:55 AM.
According to Police, an adult male and female were on a 14-foot Capri sailboat in the vicinity of the Bellmore Channel just outside of Wantagh Park when a strong gust of wind overturned their vessel, resulting in them both being in the water. Marine 1 was dispatched and responded to the area. Upon arrival, Officers located the victims near the vessel and placed them both safely aboard Marine 1 and their vessel in tow to Wantagh Park Marina. Nassau County Police Medics responded but both victims refused medical treatment at scene. Officers assisted the victim in removing his vessel from the water and placing it on his trailer before leaving the scene.
Details by: PIO 06/16/21/1500/9962