An American vacationer died in a freak twist of fate on Tuesday when a double-decker ferry transporting cruise passengers to an island tour sank within the Bahamas.
The boat, which used to be sporting 100 passengers, departed from Paradise Island, Nassau, Bahamas, and used to be transporting passengers to Blue Lagoon Island round 9:30 a.m. native time. Video displays passengers leaping into the water to flee.
“Emergency groups from the island briefly arrived to render help,” Blue Lagoon mentioned in a Fb put up. “Passengers and 5 group of workers individuals had been situated and dropped at the island, and two passengers had been taken to the health facility for added care.”
Officers say a girl in her 70s used to be pulled from the water and later pronounced lifeless. Her id has now not but been launched.
Terrifying mobile phone pictures from a passenger named Kelly Schissel displays the boat tipping and going beneath.
Government are nonetheless investigating the incident.