Major Boating Accident In Pasadena

| August 22, 2012
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UPDATE 01:12am, August 23, 2012: We have been able to confirm that Maryland State Delegate, Don Dwyer was indeed involved in this accident and is in serious (non-life threatening) condition.

UPDATE 10:05pm: CBS News out of Washington is reporting that Maryland State Delegate Don Dwyer was one of the victims and owned one of the boats involved in this accident.

UPDATE 7:53pm: All victims have been brought to shore. Four adults and 3 children are being transported by ground to area hospitals including two children to Johns Hopkins.

Several boats collided in Sillery Bay off the Lake Shore section of Pasadena early this evening just after 7:00pm. Initial reports show that at least seven patients were being transported to shore by a passing boat and more will still in the water. Among the injured are several children.

The Anne Arundel County Fire Department is on scene with water rescue boats and has called for mutual aid from Baltimore City. The departments mass casualty ambulance has been deployed as has a helicopter from the Maryland State Police.

Courtesy WJLA 7: NewsChopper7 is over the scene of a boat accident in Anne Arundel County. Several victims at the scene could be seen being treated for injuries, including at least one child. The severity of the victims’ injuries is not known at this time. wj.la/O386RY

Courtesy NBC 4 : Anne Arundel Fire Department officials and the US Coast Guard are on the scene of a boat collision near Pasadena, MD. Five to eight people, including children, will be transported to the hospital.

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John is the publisher and editor of Eye On Annapolis. As a resident and business owner in Anne Arundel County for more than 15 years, he realized that there was something missing in terms of community news--and Eye On Annapolis was born in late spring 2009. John's background is in the travel industry as a business owner, industry speaker, and travel writer. In terms of blogging and social media, he cut his teeth with MSNBC.com.
  • http://www.facebook.com/mikeblanks Mike Blankenship

    inexperience ?????

  • http://www.facebook.com/mikeblanks Mike Blankenship

    several boats how does that happen? are there more details?

  • brittany

    My little cousin was in this accident and has severe injuries he is at johns Hopkins still with neck and face injures.