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Person injured in boating accident in Jupiter

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
Posted at 6:59 PM, Jun 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-09 19:00:18-04

JUPITER, Fla. — One person was rushed to a local hospital following a boating accident in Jupiter Tuesday afternoon.

The accident happened at 4 p.m. in the 1000 block of North A1A at the Jupiter Inlet Marina, near the U Tiki docks.

According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, dispatch was notified that a person on a boat headed to the Jupiter sandbar from the Loxahatchee River suffered a traumatic injury.

Paramedics arrived at the scene to initiate patient contact and issued a Trauma Alert.

The patient was transported to a local hospital to undergo further medical assistance.

No more information was immediately available.