LONG BEACH TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Four people were injured in a boating accident in New Jersey Saturday afternoon.
New Jersey State Police say the accident happened at 1:40 p.m. when the sport fishing boat ran aground near the south end of Long beach Island near Story Island.READ MORE: 2 Women, 4-Year-Old Girl Shot In Times Square
Authorities say 13 people were aboard the 53-foot boat, and four received non-life threatening injuries.
The four people were taken to local hospitals for treatment. The victims suffered head, neck and back injuries. One person suffered a broken arm.READ MORE: MTA Bus Catches Fire In The Bronx, 1 Person Injured
It is not known what caused the accident.
No other vessels were involved in the incident.MORE NEWS: Times Square Shooting Has Area Business Owners Wondering If They Can Stay Afloat Amid Citywide Surge In Gun Violence
The investigation is ongoing.