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1 hurt in boating accident on West Palm canal

Posted at 3:42 PM, Apr 10, 2016

One person was rushed to the hospital following a boating accident in West Palm Beach Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened on a canal shortly after 2:30 p.m. at approximately half a mile south of the Airport Hilton. 

Officials say initial reports stated that two vessels had collided and injured people who were in the water. 

One patient was transported to the floating dock behind the Hilton for waiting paramedics. 

The patient was transported to a local area hospital for treatment.