4 people injured in New Jersey boating accident

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Saturday, July 11, 2015

LONG BEACH TWP., N.J. -- Four people were injured in a boating accident in Little Egg Harbor Township, Ocean County.

The incident happened around 1:45 Saturday afternoon in Little Egg Harbor Bay between Holgate Long Beach Island and Little Egg Harbor Township.

Officials say a 50-foot boat was travelling with 13 people on-board when it ran aground.

The most serious, a woman in her 60s, was taken to Atlanticare Regional Medical Center for head and neck injuries.

Two men and a woman were also taken to Southern Ocean County Hospital for what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.

There is no word what caused the boat to run aground.

New Jersey State Police and Ocean County officials are currently investigating.