Edition:
United States
Pictures | Wed Jan 9, 2013 | 5:27pm EST

Commuter ferry crash in New York injures 57, one critical

Investigators examine the damage to a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Investigators examine the damage to a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Investigators examine the damage to a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
1 / 22
Emergency responders work at the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Emergency responders work at the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Emergency responders work at the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
2 / 22
A U.S. Coast Guard investigator examines the damage to a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A U.S. Coast Guard investigator examines the damage to a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A U.S. Coast Guard investigator examines the damage to a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
3 / 22
New York City emergency responders investigate a commuter ferry crash that occurred during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders investigate a commuter ferry crash that occurred during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders investigate a commuter ferry crash that occurred during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
4 / 22
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) walks the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) walks the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) walks the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
5 / 22
Damage to a high-speed commuter ferry that crashed into a pier near Wall Street in New York is shown in this handout picture from the US Coast Guard, January 9, 2013. The ferry crashed into a pier at the height of the morning rush hour on Wednesday, injuring 57 people, two critically, the New York City authorities said. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Damage to a high-speed commuter ferry that crashed into a pier near Wall Street in New York is shown in this handout picture from the US Coast Guard, January 9, 2013. The ferry crashed into a pier at the height of the morning rush hour on Wednesday,...more

Damage to a high-speed commuter ferry that crashed into a pier near Wall Street in New York is shown in this handout picture from the US Coast Guard, January 9, 2013. The ferry crashed into a pier at the height of the morning rush hour on Wednesday, injuring 57 people, two critically, the New York City authorities said. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout
Close
6 / 22
A victim of a commuter ferry crash that occurred during the morning rush is evacuated by New York Fire Department personnel from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER MARITIME)

A victim of a commuter ferry crash that occurred during the morning rush is evacuated by New York Fire Department personnel from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER MARITIME)

A victim of a commuter ferry crash that occurred during the morning rush is evacuated by New York Fire Department personnel from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER MARITIME)
Close
7 / 22
New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (C) exits the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (C) exits the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (C) exits the scene of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
8 / 22
New York City emergency responders care for victims of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. 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. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders care for victims of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. At least two of the people injured in a Wednesday morning commuter ferry accident in New York are in critical...more

New York City emergency responders care for victims of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. 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. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
9 / 22
A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said. Passengers lying on stretchers littered the pier near South Street Seaport, attended to by firefighters and rescue workers who rushed to the scene of the 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) hard landing. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department...more

A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said. Passengers lying on stretchers littered the pier near South Street Seaport, attended to by firefighters and rescue workers who rushed to the scene of the 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) hard landing. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
10 / 22
New York City Firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said. Passengers lying on stretchers littered the pier near South Street Seaport, attended to by firefighters and rescue workers who rushed to the scene of the 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) hard landing. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City Firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police...more

New York City Firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said. Passengers lying on stretchers littered the pier near South Street Seaport, attended to by firefighters and rescue workers who rushed to the scene of the 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) hard landing. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
11 / 22
New York City emergency personnel talk on the deck of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said. Passengers lying on stretchers littered the pier near South Street Seaport, attended to by firefighters and rescue workers who rushed to the scene of the 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) hard landing. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency personnel talk on the deck of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the...more

New York City emergency personnel talk on the deck of a commuter ferry that crashed during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said. Passengers lying on stretchers littered the pier near South Street Seaport, attended to by firefighters and rescue workers who rushed to the scene of the 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) hard landing. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
12 / 22
Passengers of a New York City commuter ferry stand together following a crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said. Passengers lying on stretchers littered the pier near South Street Seaport, attended to by firefighters and rescue workers who rushed to the scene of the 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) hard landing. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Passengers of a New York City commuter ferry stand together following a crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New...more

Passengers of a New York City commuter ferry stand together following a crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. A commuter ferry crashed into a pier in lower Manhattan early Wednesday, injuring 57 people, one critically, the New York City Police Department said. Passengers lying on stretchers littered the pier near South Street Seaport, attended to by firefighters and rescue workers who rushed to the scene of the 8:43 a.m. (1343 GMT) hard landing. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
13 / 22
A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
14 / 22
A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

A victim of a commuter ferry crash is cared for by an FDNY EMT on the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
15 / 22
New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
16 / 22
New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
17 / 22
New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City firemen carry a victim of a commuter ferry crash from the scene in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
18 / 22
Passengers of a New York City commuter ferry stand together following a crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Passengers of a New York City commuter ferry stand together following a crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Passengers of a New York City commuter ferry stand together following a crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
19 / 22
New York City emergency responders care for victims of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. 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. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders care for victims of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. At least two of the people injured in a Wednesday morning commuter ferry accident in New York are in critical...more

New York City emergency responders care for victims of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. 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. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
20 / 22
Damage to a high-speed commuter ferry that crashed into a pier near Wall Street in New York is shown in this handout picture from the US Coast Guard, January 9, 2013. The ferry crashed into a pier at the height of the morning rush hour on Wednesday, injuring 57 people, two critically, the New York City authorities said. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout

Damage to a high-speed commuter ferry that crashed into a pier near Wall Street in New York is shown in this handout picture from the US Coast Guard, January 9, 2013. The ferry crashed into a pier at the height of the morning rush hour on Wednesday,...more

Damage to a high-speed commuter ferry that crashed into a pier near Wall Street in New York is shown in this handout picture from the US Coast Guard, January 9, 2013. The ferry crashed into a pier at the height of the morning rush hour on Wednesday, injuring 57 people, two critically, the New York City authorities said. REUTERS/U.S. Coast Guard/Handout
Close
21 / 22
New York City emergency responders at the site of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. 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. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

New York City emergency responders at the site of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. At least two of the people injured in a Wednesday morning commuter ferry accident in New York are in critical condition,...more

New York City emergency responders at the site of a commuter ferry crash during the morning rush in New York, January 9, 2013. 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. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Close
22 / 22

Next Slideshows

Crane collapses at NY City construction site, seven hurt

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A 170-foot tall crane collapsed on Wednesday at a construction site in the New York City borough of Queens, injuring at least seven people,...

Jan 09 2013

New York governor proposes strictest assault weapons ban

(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pledged to enact the strictest assault weapons ban in the United States and outlaw all high-capacity magazines in one...

Jan 09 2013

Final defendant in Newark schoolyard murders gets 195 years in prison

(Reuters) - The sixth and final defendant convicted in the 2007 schoolyard shooting deaths of three college students in Newark, New Jersey, was sentenced on...

Jan 09 2013

Accused Colorado massacre shooter posed with weapons

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - Self-portraits of accused Colorado movie house gunman James Holmes posing with firearms and body armor ended prosecutors' pretrial...

Jan 09 2013

MORE IN PICTURES

Faces of the Rohingya

Faces of the Rohingya

More than 600,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since a Myanmar military crackdown began in late August.

Zimbabwe celebrates

Zimbabwe celebrates

People dance and car horns blare on the streets of Harare after Robert Mugabe resigned as Zimbabwe's president.

The rule of Mugabe

The rule of Mugabe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe resigns, ending four decades of rule.

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkey

President Donald Trump pardons his first National Thanksgiving turkey.

Bill Clinton visits Puerto Rico

Bill Clinton visits Puerto Rico

The former president visits the U.S. territory two months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.

Today in Sports

Today in Sports

Our top sports photography of the day.

Inside the Rohingya refugee camps

Inside the Rohingya refugee camps

Some 800,000 Rohingya refugees who fled violence in Myanmar are now living in makeshift settlements in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, according to the United Nations.

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip mark platinum anniversary

Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip mark platinum anniversary

Queen Elizabeth and husband Prince Philip mark their platinum wedding anniversary with a small family get-together, a far cry from the pomp and celebration which greeted their marriage 70 years ago.

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Highlights from the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in Shanghai.

Trending Collections

Pictures

Podcast