Ferry hits kayakers in Hudson River, at least 10 injured

ByEyewitness News WABC logo
Tuesday, August 30, 2016

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan -- Police say at least ten people were injured when a ferry hit people kayaking in the Hudson River on Tuesday evening.

It happened after 6 p.m. near Pier 79.

NYPD Special Ops pulled several people from the water.

This photo from NewsCopter 7 shows a person being pulled out of the water into a boat:

At least five people were hospitalized.

One person with serious injuries was taken to Bellevue Hospital. Four people were taken to Mount Sinai-Roosevelt Hospital with minor injuries.

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