NEWPORT BEACH (CBSLA.com) — Four people were recovering from injuries Monday after an apparent boating accident in Newport Beach.
The incident occurred Sunday night around 9:30 p.m. in the harbor located at 1901 Jamboree Road, according to Capt. Glenn White of the Newport Beach Fire Department.READ MORE: Newsom Proposes $12 Billion Plan To Tackle Homelessness In California
A 25-foot cigarette-type boat was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck the smaller, slower boat near the Newport Harbor jetty, White said.READ MORE: Man Sues City, LAPD Uncle Over Projectile Wounds During George Floyd Protest
One adult male and three adult females were transported to hospitals in Newport Beach and Mission Viejo.
Their injuries ranged from lacerations to breathing difficulties and a possible fracture, as well as one patient who suffered a loss of consciousness, according to White.MORE NEWS: Hundreds Sign Up To Denounce Vaccine Passports At Orange County Board Of Supervisors Meeting
According to CBS2’s Michelle Gile, the driver of the cigarette-type boat was being interviewed by police.