V-1 was traveling east on the C-51 canal when it collided with a concrete piling located underneath the Congress Ave eastbound ramp onto Southern Blvd. One of the three occupants was ejected off V-1 into the water and was transported to the hospital with serious injuries. The operator was also injured and was transported to the hospital. The other occupant on V-1 died as a result of her injuries.
All three occupants on V-1 are civilian employees with the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission. The Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office will be the lead investigating agency.
First Post Reminder
Time: 9:36 am
Location: Congress Ave and Southern Blvd (C-51 canal)
PBSO Marine Unit is currently investigating a boating accident that occurred in the C-51 canal near Congress Avenue and Southern Blvd bridge. Three individuals were aboard the boat. One individual is deceased and the other two have been transported to a local hospital for treatment.
More information will be released when it becomes available.