July 22, 2024

San Diego ferry accident: 3 killed in shipwreck off San Diego beach, more than 20 hospitalized

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San Diego Fire and Rescue Department spokeswoman Monica Munos told CNN they had received information that a ship had capsized. Gabriello National Monument 10:27 a.m. (1:27 p.m.) at Point Loma.

The department said more than 20 people were taken to local hospitals, including Sharp Memorial, Palomer Medical Center West, Alvarado, UCSD Medical Center (Hillcrest), Crossmond Hospital, Kaiser Clarimond Mesa, Kaiser Zion and Paradise Valley Hospital.

Department Tweet Its bodyguards and several agencies rescued 25 people from the water on Sunday, but the department later said 27 had been rescued. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.

Munos said most of those taken to hospitals were “undisclosed”, but three were considered “somewhat in a state of emergency”.

Initially, firefighters said there were 22 people on board at the scene.

The wreckage of the capsized ship is found near the shore.

The department said no updates were available on patients’ status due to privacy laws.

STFT Tweet Federal agencies are still searching for water on “ships and planes”.

The fire and rescue department said several federal agencies were assisting in the incident.

The ship capsized near Point Loma in San Diego.

On the incident side, the department said, “STFD firefighters and lifeguards and the Federal Fire, U.S. Coast Guard and other local agencies worked together on the incident.”

According to the STFD incident side, US customs and border security air support also aided the recovery.

A press conference on the incident is scheduled for 3pm (6pm and so on) with several organizations, the department said.

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria tweeted, “San Deacons to keep the boat’s passengers in your prayers.”

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