Posted on Saturday, June 1st, 2019 at 7:29 pm
Long Island Sound, NY (June 1, 2018) – Three Brentwood men were rescued after being involved in a boating accident that left them stranded in the water for hours in the Long Island Sound.
Riverhead Town Police quickly arrived at the scene of the accident around 6:20 a.m. on May 25th to find that the three men had been involved in a boating accident and fell into the water where they became stranded. They were wearing life jackets. The boat capsized around 1:00 a.m. and they were unable to come back to shore.
The three men were immediately taken to a local hospital for treatment of cold water exposure. Police confirmed that the parties are expected to make a full recovery.
Various entities assisted at the scene including Riverhead Police, the U.S. Coast Guard, and Wading River firefighters.
Boating Accidents in New York
Many people enjoy recreational fun in their boats every day in New York; however, various boat accidents lead to injuries and even fatalities every year, as the risk of drowning and cold water exposure is imminent. If you or a loved one have been involved in a boating accident and you wonder how you can move forward with your case, you have the right to file a personal injury claim for damages you deserve.
Our attorneys at Hach & Rose understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a serious boating accident and would like to reach out and offer our helping hand to you and your family at this time. Many people believe that boating accidents are not as serious as others and this is simply not true. You might be facing a wide variety of damages and you have a right to compensate at this time. Please reach out to us at 212-779-0057 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: Our intent in these posts it to bring attention to the dangers members in our community face and to encourage caution. Accidents do happen and we hope these posts help those affected. However, this information should not be misconstrued as legal or medical advice, and we urge you to contact a trained legal professional for more information regarding your specific situation.