US Customs and Border Protection boat crashes into channel marker

4 people aboard suffered minor injuries

By Ashley Harding - Reporter, Melanie Schultz - Media content editor, Crystal Chen - Assignment editor/reporter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Four people aboard a U.S. Customs and Border Protection boat were expected to be OK after their boat crashed into a channel marker.

According to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department, crews responded to a marine distress call Thursday night around 11:30 p.m. on the Intracoastal Waterway near Beach Boulevard.

The boat had damage to the front and side from the collision.

Fire Rescue said the four people on board had minor cuts and bruises from the crash. One person was transported to a hospital.


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