Multiple people injured after boat strikes break wall in Milford


STRATFORD, CT – On Saturday, at approximately 9:30 pm the Stratford Police Department received a 911 call regarding a boat that had struck the break wall in Milford.

Police dispatch advised there were numerous people on board with injuries. The department’s Marine 1 was on patrol and responded immediately.

Marine 1 was first on scene and identified 8 people and 1 dog on board.

Several people in the boat reported head and neck injuries. Milford & Stratford FD arrived on scene to assist, all injured parties were transferred to area hospitals by Stratford EMS who were staged at Birdseye Boat Ramp.

Marine 1 transported the occupants and dog to shore. Sea Tow responded for an emergency tow to Stratford Safe Harbor for an emergency haul out. The accident remains under investigation.

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