East River ferry makes hard landing at Pier 11 in Lower Manhattan

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

NEW YORK -- An East River ferry made a hard landing Wednesday evening on Lower Manhattan.

According to NY Waterway, a ferry with 36 passengers bumped Pier 11 at Wall Street at 5:45 p.m.

A ferry spokesman says 35 passengers walked away. One woman waited for EMS and was treated on-scene.

There was no damage to the pier or the boat and service has resumed.

The captain of the ferry is speaking with police.

Initial reports from EMS were that six people suffered minor injuries.

Four refused medical attention at the scene, while two were taken to New York Downtown Hospital.