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At least 2 critical injuries in NY ferry accident: official
January 9, 2013 / 4:30 PM / 5 years ago

At least 2 critical injuries in NY ferry accident: official

(Reuters) - At least two of the people injured in a Wednesday morning commuter ferry accident in New York are in critical condition, and nine others are in serious condition, a city official said.

The accident occurred at 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) as the high-speed catamaran was docking in lower Manhattan. More than 50 people were injured in the incident, New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan said at a press briefing held near the scene.

(This story has been corrected to fix spelling of surname in 2nd paragraph)

Reporting by Dan Burns; editing by John Wallace

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