Homestead - South Dade

Boaters ejected in crash near Turkey Point

Four people were injured Sunday in South Miami-Dade after their boat hit a channel marker.
Four people were injured Sunday in South Miami-Dade after their boat hit a channel marker.

Four people were injured, including one critically, in a boating accident in the Intracoastal.

The crash happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday south of Turkey Point in South Miami-Dade.

Officials said the victims’ 20-foot pleasure boat struck a channel marker, causing all four passengers to be thrown from the boat.

Miami-Dade Air Rescue airlifted the trauma victim and a fireboat crew took the other passengers to area hospitals.

It was unclear what caused the boat to hit the channel marker.

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