Small boat crashes onto Buffalo Harbor breakwater; 3 safe via rescue

News Room Administrators Staff

Buffalo, NY, United States (NewsBahn) – A small boat crashed onto the breakwater at Buffalo Harbor Sunday, causing one of 3 people to be thrown into the water.

All 3 were safely rescued by the Coast Guard, the Erie County Sheriff’s Office and a good Samaritan.

Two unidentified women and a man were involved in the incident, with only the man suffering a cut on his forehead. Emergency medical responders successfully tended to him at the scene.

The two women were in the water, including one in the breakwater being helped by the good Samaritan, and the man was on the boat when rescue crews arrived.

The 18-foot boat should be recovered Monday when the waters are expected to be calmer, according to authorities.

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