13 Injured In North Carolina Ferry Accident

Ferry ran aground in bay off Southport

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Thirteen people were injured Tuesday when a ferry ran aground off the coast of North Carolina, the U.S. Coast Guard said.

Eleven of the 31 passengers were taken to a local hospital, and two passengers were airlifted away from the scene, Star News Online reports. None of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening at the time.

The ferry typically runs between Bald Head Island and Deep Port Marina in Southport, NC, around 30 miles from Wilmington.

[Star News Online]