MARTIN COUNTY — A 17-year-old boy was critically injured Saturday when he fell into the St. Lucie Inlet and struck a boat propeller, according to Martin County Fire Rescue spokesman Dan Harshburger.
About 10:26 a.m., emergency crews responded to Sandsprit Park after receiving a call about a teenager who fell off a small boat and his arm made contact with a propeller, Harshburger said.
The teen, who has not been identified, was flown to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce.
No further information was available on Saturday.
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