Three Injured In Brick Watercraft Accident

The Barnegat Bay (Photo by Jason Allentoff)

BRICK – New Jersey State Police are probing an accident on the Barnegat Bay in Brick Township Saturday that sent three to the hospital. One of the victims was a 13-year-old boy.

The accident was a head-on collision between two WaveRunners.

According to state police, one of the passengers was airlifted to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune with serious injuries.

Two others on another watercraft suffered non-life threatening injuries, according to Public Information Officer Detective Jeff Flynn.

The accident happened in the Barnegat Bay near the Metedconk River and several units responded. The investigation is being handled by state police and the Marine Services Bureau.