News: Sinking yacht injures 1 person near Bolivar Peninsula

News: Sinking yacht injures 1 person near Bolivar Peninsula

Posted on Tuesday, September 7th, 2021 at 7:46 pm    

BOLIVAR PENINSULA, TX – A person was injured when a yacht began sinking near the Bolivar Peninsula Monday, according to CW 39.

Four people were on board the 52-foot yacht when it started to sink around 1 a.m. They were rescued by the coast guard, who then transported the boaters to Station Galveston. EMS crews examined the boaters and they were all in stable condition.

One boater sufferred a neck/back injury and was hospitalized at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

It is unclear what caused the boat to sink.

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Two drown off coast of Bolivar Peninsula

Posted on Monday, June 28th, 2021 at 6:43 pm    

GILCHRIST, TX – A father and son drowned Saturday off the coast of the Bolivar Peninsula, reports Houston Chronicle.

Brian Tell, 32, and his 16-year-old son were pulled from the water around 7 p.m. Tell went into the water to help his son after the boy was caught in a rip current. According  to officers, the rip current caught both swimmers.

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