St Petersburg, FL (August 4, 2022) – Two people were hurt after a boating accident in the St. Petersburg area on Tuesday, August 2. The incident occurred at McKay Bay.
At the scene, an 18-foot boat crashed into a concrete piling at the 41 Bridge. Rescue crews were called to the scene to rescue the people from the vessel. The two occupants were taken to Tampa General Hospital for treatment of sustained injuries.
No additional information has been provided.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recovery.
Boating Accidents in Florida
Florida still holds the top spot for having the most boating accidents each year. In spite of the many boating rules, operators either choose to disregard them or are unaware of the precautions they need to take to protect the safety of their passengers and other individuals who may be on the water at the same time. If the boat accident that caused your injuries was the fault of another party, you have the legal right to seek financial compensation from that party.
Boating is a delightful sport that can be enjoyed throughout the year by both locals and visitors to Florida. A large number of individuals take part in a variety of water sports and activities, including swimming, boating, kayaking, and jet skiing. The background of a trip may be made all the more memorable by the presence of waterways such as Tampa Bay, the Intracoastal Waterway, the Gulf of Mexico, and others. Unfortunately, going out on the water in a boat may be hazardous, and if anything goes wrong, it might result in serious injuries or even death.
Rebein Law has a lot of experience in the field of personal injury law and has long battled for the rights of accident victims. People from around the state who were harmed in unforeseen incidents have received our assistance in making a complete recovery and resuming their lives. Send us a request for a free consultation right now. Our personal injury attorneys in St. Petersburg are committed to assisting victims of aircraft mishaps in regaining control of their life as quickly as possible. Additionally, we want to guarantee that the individuals responsible for the disaster are held accountable and that you have the opportunity to heal fully. If you were harmed in a boating accident, contact Attorney Paul Rebein at 813-305-7285 as soon as you can for assistance.
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Disclaimer: The purpose of this post is to inform our readers about the dangers of driving and to provide information for people who are injured in an accident in Florida. This post is not a solicitation for business. None of the information provided is intended to be legal or medical advice. The photo used in this post was not taken at the actual accident scene.