Diver sustains broken leg off Riviera Beach

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. - A man broke his leg while diving near the Palm Beach Inlet on Tuesday.

When the victim was injured around noon, his dive boat promptly took him to the Riviera Beach Marina for medical care, according to Coast Guard officials.

However, 18 other divers with the boat were still in the water at the time.   A second dive boat was dispatched and picked them up without incident, according to the Coast Guard.

The Riviera Beach Fire Department treated the injured man at the marina.  He was later taken to the hospital.

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