Category: boating accident

ANCLOTE RIVER BOATING CRASH | several injured | Pasco County Sheriff | Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission | INVESTIGATION

HOLIDAY — The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office and The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is investigating a boating accident that occurred near Anclote River Park off U.S. 19. According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, two boats collided in the water about 30 feet from the park’s main docks. The collision happened near marker #18, as…

Citrus County Boating Accident Withalacoochee River

CITRUS COUNTY – The Florida Fish and Wildlife officials are investigating the death of a woman on the Withlacoochee River. The boating accident happened just before 4:30 p.m. near the Citrus-Sumter County border. The 25-year-old woman fell off the pontoon boat she was riding in, and was struck by the propeller. She reportedly died from…

Four injured after boat struck sea wall near Shore Acres – St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG — Four (4) people were injured when their 20-foot boat struck a sea wall. The crash was reported just after 9:30 p.m. in the waters of Tampa Bay near Shore Acres. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and EMS were on the scene. The injured were transported to Bayfront Medical Center…

FLORIDA PARASAIL ACCIDENTS MAY BE REDUCED • John’s Pass • Madeira Beach • Treasure Island • St. Pete Beach • Clearwater Beach

Many tourists and Florida residents love to parasail behind boats in the Gulf of Mexico. Sometimes many questions arise regarding the safety of parasailing. Parasailing can be safe and fun in good weather conditions, utilizing the right equipment operated by an experienced crew. Some ask, “how many accidents have there been?” The PSC estimates that…