Island Park, NY - August 30, 2016 - The Fourth Squad reports the details of a Jet Ski accident that occurred on August 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm in Island Park.
According to detectives, two females, 24 and 29 were traveling eastbound in Reynolds Channel on a 2009 Yamaha jet ski when they collided with the Long Island Railroad Bridge, west of the Long Beach Bridge. The collision caused both victims to fall in the water unconscious.
A father and son fishing nearby witnessed the accident, went into the water and with assistance from a couple on another unrelated jet ski brought the victims to shore. Both victims were transported to a local hospital by Long Beach Fire Department for treatment of their injuries and are listed in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
Detectives request anyone with information regarding this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All callers will remain anonymous.