6-year-old injured in St. Lucie River boating accident

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — A young boater was injured when a boat ran aground in the St. Lucie River near South Prima Vista Boulevard at 2 p.m. Sunday, officials said.

A 6-year-old passenger was taken to the Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute with a cut to the head, according to the St. Lucie County Fire District.

The incident occurred across from the 100 block of Camino Del Rio in an unincorporated area within Port St. Lucie, police said.

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