MIAMI (WSVN) - Rescue crews took three people to the hospital after, officials said, they were involved in a boat accident near the 79th Street Causeway, Saturday afternoon.
Miami Beach Fire Rescue responded to the scene after they received a distress call stating that a vessel had struck a channel marker.
First responders found a man, a woman and a 14-year-old boy with serious injuries on board a boat. The teen had suffered large lacerations on the head.
Investigators said a good Samaritan has assisted one of the boaters who had ended up in the water.
The victims boarded a Miami Beach Fire Rescue boat and were brought to the Pelican Harbor Marina. 7News cameras captured a male victim as paramedics walked him to an ambulance.
City of Miami and Miami-Dade Fire Rescue were called in to assist.
The victims were taken by ambulance to Jackson Memorial Hospital.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is now handling the investigation.
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