4 injured in boating accident at Jupiter Sandbar Friday afternoon

JUPITER, Fla. - Four people were injured and two were taken to Jupiter Medical Center after sustaining injuries in a boating accident, said Captain Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue .

Rescue crews arrived at the Jupiter Sandbar just before 2:30 p.m. Initial reports say that a vessel with multiple people on board struck the sandbar, said Borroto.

The Marine unit found six people on the vessel and they all denied having any injuries. A private boater transported four boaters from the sandbar to a private dock where medical crews evaluated them. Two of the transported patients refused medical attention, Borroto said.

Additional information is not available at this time.

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