Broward County

Boat crash at Fort Lauderdale bar injures four people

Four people were injured after two boats collided on the Intracoastal Waterway near Oakland Park Blvd. late Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Four people were injured after two boats collided on the Intracoastal Waterway near Oakland Park Blvd. late Saturday, May 20, 2017.

Four people were injured, two critically, late Saturday night when two boats collided in the water near a Fort Lauderdale bar and restaurant in the Intracoastal Waterway, officials said.

The crash happened just before midnight near Bokampers Sports Bar & Grill, at 3115 N.E. 32nd Ave., according to Timothy Heiser, Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue assistant chief. Investigators said the crash occurred when a 31-foot catamaran rode up over the back of a 23-foot center console boat that may have slowed down.

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