Posted on Saturday, June 15th, 2019 at 6:27 pm
Long Island Sound, NY (June 15, 2019) – Police claim that one person was injured in a kayak accident that took place this afternoon, June 15th.
Police claim that the man, identified as 47-year-old Humberto Castro, of Newark, NJ, was injured after they found that he had been involved in an accident where his kayak tipped over into the water. The water was 64 degrees when he hit it.
When officers found him, he was clinging to his overturned kayak. Castro was immediately pulled out of the water and onto a police boat where he was then taken to the hospital to be treated for his injuries.
The accident investigation continues at this time.
Boating Accidents in New York
When you think of accidents, you probably think of those that involve passenger vehicles and trucks. However, many boating accidents take place across New York each year as well. Being involved in a boating accident can be a difficult thing to experience, especially when you were out on a boat to have recreational fun, only to find out that your day was ruined by a serious accident. Now, you’re left with medical bills, lost wages, and more. Our New York boating accident attorneys are here in your time of need.
At Hach & Rose, our accident attorneys understand that you have suffered a wide variety of damages at the hands of a negligent party and are here to help you in your difficult time of need. Many people believe that boating accidents could never be as serious as other types of accidents but this is far from the truth. You might be facing a variety of damages and we are here to help you compensate in your time of need. Please reach out to us at 212-779-0057 for more information so that we can help in your time of need.
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