9 hurt in Elliott Key boat collision

Officials: 9 transported, 1 person airlifted to Jackson Memorial

MIAMI - Multiple people were injured Sunday afternoon after two boats collided near Elliot Key, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

A total of 9 people were transported, including one person who was airlifted to Jackson Memorial with a leg injury that appeared to be non-life threatening, FWC officials said.

The boat that was hit is a 36-foot Carrera, which had 16 people on it. The other boat, which capsized, had two people onboard.

No other information was immediately available.

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