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HYANNIS: 18 Injured after Ferry Crashes into Jetty at Hyannisport – stock photo

“Investigation Ongoing”

HYANNIS, MASSACHUSETTS (June 19, 2017) – 18 people were injured after a ferry struck a jetty in Hyannis Harbor on Friday evening, according to a local news source. (map)

The high speed ferry, designated Iyanough, services a 26 mile route between Nantucket and Hyannis. The ferry crashed into the jetty around 10:00 pm, carrying 48 passengers, six crew members, and three food service workers.

A total of 18 people suffered injuries in the accident, and 15 were hospitalized as a result. The accident remains under investigation, but bad weather and choppy seas are believed to have been contributing factors.

“Any injured party involved in an accident will have a bodily injury claim against the negligent party who caused the accident,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm, a personal injury law firm.

We from Lexton Law Firm are certain we can win you a settlement. Contact us today at (877) 541-2111 for a free consultation. There is no cost or obligation to our clients until we win your case. Our law firm will get the compensation for all the injuries, losses and pain and suffering you, or your loved one, have had. We will fight for the claim you deserve.


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