4 injured when powerboat overturns in Sarasota

SARASOTA, Fla. (WFLA) – Four people were injured when a powerboat overturned in Sarasota Monday afternoon.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, they received a call about an overturned vessel in Sarasota Bay at 11:50 a.m.

Multiple agencies responded and the occupants were removed from the water.

There were four people on board, two adults and two children. They were all taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The Sarasota Police Department said the 36-foot catamaran has been removed from the water.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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