Boater hospitalized after crash off Miami Beach

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - A boating accident sent one person to the hospital, Sunday afternoon.

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to the scene of the crash in an offshore area east of 85th Street and Collins Avenue, at around 12:30 p.m.

Authorities said a raceboat flipped over after hitting a wave, sending the boater flying into the water.

A fire boat transferred the victim to a Miami-Dade Air Rescue chopper that airlifted him to Jackson Memorial Hospital in unknown condition.

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