Miami Boat Accident Sends One to the Hospital

A boating accident occurred in Miami’s Biscayne Bay between Northeast 87th Street and Northeast Bayshore Drive Christmas night.  Witnesses state that a boat carrying fourteen people flipped over after hitting a wave while trying to enter a canal at the western edge of the bay.  An area resident who witnessed the incident stated that everyone was at the front of the boat.  Other witnesses stated that they did not see any of the boater wearing life jackets.  Another resident, Ron Stamey, attempted to help the group from his kayak.  He was able to get four of the fourteen out of the water.  Ultimately, Miami Fire Rescue responded to the scene.  Unfortunately, a woman was trapped under the boat.  By the time the woman was freed, she did not have a pulse and was not breathing.  The victim, identified as 80-year-old Lidia Tapanes, was transported to North Shore Medical Center.  Her condition is currently unknown.

Miami Boat Accident Sends One to the HospitalA boating accident occurred in Miami’s Biscayne Bay between Northeast 87th Street and Northeast Bayshore Drive Christmas night.  Witnesses state that a boat carrying fourteen people flipped over after hitting a wave while trying to enter a canal at the western edge of the bay.  An area resident who witnessed the incident stated that everyone was at the front of the boat.  Other witnesses stated that they did not see any of the boater wearing life jackets.  Another resident, Ron Stamey, attempted to help the group from his kayak.  He was able to get four of the fourteen out of the water.  Ultimately, Miami Fire Rescue responded to the scene.  Unfortunately, a woman was trapped under the boat.  By the time the woman was freed, she did not have a pulse and was not breathing.  The victim, identified as 80-year-old Lidia Tapanes, was transported to North Shore Medical Center.  Her condition is currently unknown.

 

 

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Biscayne Bay boating accident sends one person to the hospital

A boating accident in south Biscayne Bay sends one boater to the hospital. It is being reported that at 2:20 p.m. on Sunday, September 26th, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue crews were called to a boating accident scene where one person was significantly injured. The incident happened in Biscayne Bay National Park near Elliot Key to the east and approximately 5 miles from Turkey Point to the west. On scene, Fire Rescue assessed the injured person as a trauma alert and called for a medical evacuation air team. Fire Rescue assisted with hoisting the victim onto a helicopter. The boater was taken to a local trauma center and is currently listed in critical condition. Though the accident involved only one boat, it is unknown if the vessel struck an object or ran aground. A local salvage company towed the vessel back to Black Point Marina. Other passengers were taken off by other boats in the area before Fire Rescue arrived. None of the other passengers were hurt. This accident occurred within in 12 hours of the boating fatality of Florida Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez.

Biscayne Bay boating accident sends one person to the hospitalIn a boating accident in southern Biscayne Bay a straw hat to the hospital. It was reported that afternoon at 2:20 on Sunday, September 26, Miami-Dade County fire rescue workers were called to the boating accident scene apparently wounded one person. Events near Elliott Key Biscayne Bay National Park from the East about 5 miles from the Turkey to the West. At the scene, fire rescue assessment as a trauma alert the injured man and called for medical evacuation air team. Fire and rescue helicopters on the secondary hoisting victims. Boatman was taken to a local emergency Center and is currently listed in critical condition. Despite the accident involved only one ship, it is unknown if the attack objects or stuck. Coastal vessels at a local salvage company towed back to black. Other passengers were taken by the other vessels in the area, the fire until help arrives. No other passengers were injured. The accident in Florida Marlins pitcher Jose · Fernandez’s boat deadliest occurred within 12 hours.

Photo: Miami-Dade County fire rescue

Two women injured in a jet ski accident

Two women sustained injuries as a result of a personal watercraft accident, Monday, July 11, 2016 about a mile and half south of Bill Baggs State Park, near Key Biscayne. WSVN reports that both women were on the same Jet Ski when it ran aground, throwing them into the water.

Two women injured in a jet ski accident
Two women sustained injuries personal accidents on water, Monday July 11, 2016 about a mile and a half South of bierbagesi State Park, near Biscayne Bay. WSVN reported that the two women were the same on Jet-Ski ran aground, and threw it into the water.

Women’s neck and head injuries, was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Ryder Cup trauma hospital. Another woman was taken to Mercy Hospital was wounded in the face.

Perez party boat was found near two women and to provide them with assistance. According to Captain Perez more seriously hurt woman “could not move, floating on the water.

The two women and their names have not been released. The cause of the accident is under investigation of the Florida Fish and wildlife officials.

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2 injured in an accident on the water near Biscayne Bay, WSVN,2016, July 11.
2 injured in an accident on the water near Biscayne Bay, the Sun-Sentinel, July 11, 2016

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WSVN,2016-year Sun TV company

Two women injured in a jet ski accident

July 4 Coast Guard orders slow in the Biscayne Bay in the second year

For a second consecutive year the Coast Guard has ordered an expanded 15-knot (17mph) speed limit for large areas of Biscayne Bay on July 4th. The temporary slow speed zone includes the areas between Turkey Point and the Julia Tuttle Causeway. This safety measure is a direct result from multiple July 4th boat accidents including the deadly accident in 2014 where four people died in a collision near Dinner Key in Coconut Grove. The slow speed zone will be in effect from 7 p.m. until 11:59 p.m. The Coast Guard along with Florida and local law enforcement agencies will have an increased presence during the period to ensure boater safety while transiting the bay during night hours. Below is a chart showing the expanded slow speed zone.

Two years in a row on July 4, the coast guard ordered the Biscayne Bay area 15-knot (17 mph) speed limit. Temporarily slow speed zones including the Turkey point and Julia · Tuttle Causeway between regions. This security measure is from July 4 in 2014, four people, including a fatal accident the ship died in the accident near dinner key in Coconut Grove a direct result of the conflict. Slow zone will be in effect from 7 pm until 11:59 afternoon, the coast guard and Florida and local law enforcement agencies in ensuring Boater safety during the evening hours when Bay have increased. Below is a chart showing slower expansion area.

July 4 Coast Guard orders slow in the Biscayne Bay in the second year

Source and photo credit: Coast Guard news

July 4 Coast Guard orders slow in the Biscayne Bay in the second year