Four injured in boat crash on Sydney Harbour

PHOTO: sparklette.net

PHOTO: sparklette.net

Two people have been injured after a water taxi collided with a private boat carrying 10 passengers on Sydney Harbour overnight.

Police say the crash happened at Athol Bay, near Bradleys Head, at around 8.50pm.


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Two passengers aboard the private vessel – a 45-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman – were treated by paramedics before being taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The 55-year-old driver of the water taxi and 44-year-old driver of the boat were treated at the scene for minor injuries. They did not require hospitalisation.

They were each breath tested and provided a negative result.

The eight remaining passengers on the private vessel were uninjured.

Both boats have been seized and will be examined by officers from the Marine Area Command.

Detectives are urging anyone who witnessed the crash and has not yet spoken to police, to come forward.

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