Juneau Police are investigating a boating accident on Friday evening that sent one person to the hospital.
A 14-foot aluminum skiff operated by a 47-year old man apparently collided with a 24-foot cabin cruiser that was operated by a 91-year old man.
Capital City Fire and Rescue says they responded downtown for unconscious man brought into the Douglas Boat Harbor. It was determined that the man had significant trauma over his entire body. Patient was provided basic trauma life support care and transported to the hospital.
The age or identification of the injured man was not released, neither was the location of the accident divulged.
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