Ferry runs ashore in Jamaica Bay

By Sarina Trangle

JAMAICA BAY — A Seastreak ferry ran aground in Jamaica Bay at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, but none of the 29 passengers on board were injured, the FDNY and NYPD said.

The Fire Department said it received a call about a ferry that had come ashore near Cross Bay Boulevard by the Cross Bay Boulevard Bridge at 12:33 p.m.

All of the 29 passengers escaped injury and they were taken on FDNY boats to the Wharf Restaurant dock, the FDNY said.

The NYPD identified the ferry as one operated by Seastreak.

Seastreak could not immediately be reached for comment.

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