Miami Beach

Woman seriously injured after being thrown from a boat

A woman was thrown from a boat Sunday afternoon when the boat she was riding in hit the wake from another vessel, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

The accident happened in the waters off 8500 Collins Ave. in Miami Beach at about 1 p.m.

It was not immediately clear how the accident happened, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Lt. Felipe Lay said.

The woman was rescued by Fireboat 21 and taken to a nearby hospital as a trauma alert.

No one else was injured.

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff