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Boating accident - Waikawa Bay, Picton

New Zealand Police Alert 4:00pm 20 Jun 2008 Tasman

Location of incident: Waikawa Bay, Picton

Incident type: Boating accident

Police, Fire and Ambulance have responded to a boating collision in Waikawa Bay Picton. It was reported that a runabout had collided with a stationary ex naval boat. On arrival police located and rescued 5 people from the water. All are in a serious condition and are being treated by St John Ambulance. Ambulance have 2 helicopters enroute to assist. More information will be released when the situation becomes clearer and the injured people have been treated. Issued By: Sergeant Lindsay Turner

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