Charter boat damaged after hitting the Bonner Bridge - WNCT

Charter boat damaged after hitting the Bonner Bridge

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MANTEO, N.C. -

A charter boat was damaged Monday morning when it ran into the Bonner Bridge, along the Outer Banks.

U.S. Coast Guard officials tell 9 On Your Side the "Sandra D" hit the north side of the bridge around 5:45 a.m. The boat then started taking on water and a good Samaritan helped tow it to shore. Coast Guard crews say nine people were on the boat at the time, Three people sustained minor injuries.

The North Carolina Department of Transportation tells 9 On Your Side the boat suffered significant damage, but the bridge was not damaged in the accident.

We're working to gather more information on the boat involved in this crash. Stay with 9 On Your Side for updates.

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