Four injured in boating collision near Westham Island

Coast Guard deploys hovercraft to rescue group Sunday night

  • Jul. 30, 2012 8:00 a.m.

A Coast Guard hovercarft was called in to help rescue a group of boaters involved in a collision near Ladner lsat night (July 29).



Four people were treated for injuries in hospital after a boating collision late Sunday night (July 29) just east of Westham Island.

The Coast Guard’s hovercraft was deployed after a report of two boats colliding around 10 p.m.

Delta Police say one of the boat’s operators is being investigated for impaired operation of a vessel.

Three of the injured were taken to Vancouver General Hospital, while the fourth was treated at Delta Hospital.

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