Two women, dog severely injured after boats crash near Skyway Bridge

Pinellas County

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) – A violent boat crash near the skyway bridge sends three people to the hospital.

According to fire rescue officials, two women, aged 30 and 31, were severely hurt and were taken to Bayfront Medical Center for their injuries.

Fire rescue officials tell News Channel 8 the crash happened at about 2:15 p.m. between the Dick Misener Bridge and Tierra Verde.

Fire rescue officials also confirmed a dog was on board one of the boats and has a severe injury.

Both boats are being taken to O’Neills Marina, just south of Maximo Park.

No other information has been released at this time on the crash or the status of injuries. Please check back with the latest updates.

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