A Manly ferry crashed into a private yacht, Three people have been recued after they were
thrown overboard into the Sydney harbor.
The accident happened about 2.40pm on Saturday near Fort Denison, it involved the “Narrabeen” vessel.
During the collision three passengers went overboard, a Port Authority of NSW spokeswoman said.
One patient suffered a chest laceration, the second was treated for a leg injury and the third was experiencing chest pain, according to a NSW Ambulance spokesman.
One patient had been transferred to St Vincent’s Hospital, The spokesman wasn’t able to provide any details about the age or gender of the patients.
Thee collisions happened with the involvement of a Manly ferry in just thee months. In mid-September, the “Ocean Wave” vessel hit Manly Wharf at low speed, leaving four or five people with minor injuries.
At the time, the company said it was not clear how the accident happened, the crew would be tested for alcohol and drugs.
In December, another packed Manly ferry crashed into Circular Quay, two people were injured.