seven injured after harbor cruise boat hits San Diego pier

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Source:   —  April 01, 2016, at 2:44 AM

San Diego Fire-Rescue Dept Capt. Joe Amador told the Associated Press that three of those damage were taken to hospitals.

seven injured after harbor cruise boat hits San Diego pier

Seven people were injured Thursday after a harbor cruise boat hit a pier while docking in San Diego, causing significant damage to the bow of the vessel.

San Diego Fire-Rescue Dept Capt. Joe Amador told the Associated Press that three of those damage were taken to hospitals.

Four other people were evaluated by medical staff, but didn’t necessity further care, FOX five San Diego reported.

A mechanical malfunction was to blame for the crash, executive told FOX 5.

The 22-year-old three-deck ship offers bay dinner cruises, sightseeing tours and ocean whale-watching outings. The quantity of damage to the Hornblower wasn't immediately known.

The accident occurred at San Diego'south Embarcadero tourism area.

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