VIDEO: 100 Passengers Rescued After N.Y. Ferry Strikes Submerged Pylon

   November 29, 2017 ,   Accidents

More than 100 passengers have been rescued Monday evening, November 27, from a ferry which ran aground in New York's East River.

The boat got stuck off a pier close to South Street Seaport, lower Manhattan.

The U.S. Coast Guard said the ferry had been heading to Rockaways area of Queens when it ran aground and took on some water. Fire rescue and police units responded to the scene.

The vessel is one of the older owned by NYC Ferry operator Hornblower. 

There are no reports of injuries. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.

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