5 hurt, including teen, in Pompano Beach boat accident

5 adults, 3 children on board boat that hit jetty

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – Five people were hurt after a boat hit a jetty, fire rescue officials said.

It happened Friday in the 2600 block of North Ocean in Pompano Beach.

Five adults and three children were on board the boat at the time.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission seized the boat because the operator was listed in critical condition.

A 14-year-old child was taken by air rescue to Broward Health, according to Pompano Fire Rescue.

It's unclear what lead up to the accident, but it appeared the boat's operator may have misjudged entering the inlet off Hillsboro Inlet Park in Pompano Beach, authorities said.

The investigation is ongoing.

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