7 hospitalized after 2-boat collision north of Skyway Bridge

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US Coast Guard, FWC

ST. PETERSBURG (WFLA) — Seven people were hospitalized Saturday morning after two boats collided in Tampa Bay.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife, a 24-foot Composite Rsea collided with a 27-foot Sea Hunt. There were a total of seven people onboard the two ships at the time of the crash.

FWC said all seven occupants were hospitalized. Four of them were trauma alerts, one was in serious condition.

A Dense Fog Advisory was in effect Saturday morning, and officials said it was likely a contributing factor to the crash.

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