Airboat crash on St. Johns River leaves 1 injured, officials say

Multiple agencies respond to boat crash, fire rescue says


BREVARD COUNTY, Fla. – At least one person was seriously injured after being ejected from an airboat on the St. Johns River Friday night, Brevard County Fire Rescue officials said.

Officials said an airboat crashed in the river, south of State Road 50, around 10:37 p.m., causing at least one person to be thrown from the boat.

One person was taken to a nearby hospital as a trauma alert, fire rescue officials said.

Multiple agencies, including the Brevard County Sheriff's Office, responded to the crash, officials said.

No other details were available. Stay with News 6 and ClickOrlando.com for more on this story.

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