2 dood, insluitend 'n 7-jarige, after boat capsizes off New York City in the Hudson River

Two people died Tuesday afternoon after a boat capsized off New York City’s Midtown Manhattan, spilling relatives and friends onboard into the Hudson River, amptenare gesê.

A 7-year-old boy was among those killed, said New York Police Department Assistant Chief of the Patrol Bureau Manhattan South James McCarthy.
Die boot, which is not closed cabin, had been chartered by a group of family and friends, McCarthy gesê.
      The boat’s captain was in critical condition Tuesday, hy het bygevoeg. Its owner had been on a Jet Ski following the vessel when it overturned.
        There’s a lot of commercial and recreational traffic during the day here,” said Inspector Anthony Russo, the commanding officer of the NYPD Harbor Unit. “You could have waves approaching from different directions. It takes some skill to operate in the Hudson River, so it could have been a contributing factor.
          Winds around the time the boat capsized were at 17 km / h, en dit was 87 degrees and dry, Volgens die Nasionale Weerdiens.
          The NYPD got a report around 2:45 nm. Tuesday about a boat in distress, and officials pulled 12 people from the water, most with minor injuries. One person had serious non-life-threatening injuries, and two others later were in kritieke toestand at hospitals, volgens die brandweer.
          Two NY Waterway ferries rescued nine people, said the agency, which manages ferries between New York City and New Jersey. Police divers also helped in the rescue, het die NYPD gesê.
            New York City Mayor Eric Adams called the incident adevastating moment.
            Our hearts go out to a group of people who were just using the water in our cities,” Adams said. “This is a devastating moment for them and those who were part of the families that were there.




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