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Man injured after two vessels collide five miles outside the New Bedford harbor

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According to New Bedford Fire Department Chief Gomes, there was a collision between the 75′ FV Reflection and a 19′ recreational vessel with single occupant this afternoon. The incident occurred between Phonies Ledge and green #5 approximately 5 miles outside the New Bedford harbor.

A 65-year old male suffered a head injury. New Bedford Fire Department firefighters with medics aboard Marine 38 responded to the scene. The injured were transferred to Marine 38, treated for injuries and transported to Pier 3. The man with a head injury walked off under his own power. Towboat US towed the damaged vessel to shore.

NBFD, NBPD HDC, FHPD FHFD and the environmental of U.S. Coast Guard responded. The event is under investigation by EP and U.S. Coast Guard.

Video by Carlos Pimentel Felix.

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Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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