Man injured after sailboat crashes into jetty in Manasquan

A man was injured after his sailboat crashed into a jetty in Manasquan Wednesday afternoon.

Man injured after sailboat crashes into jetty in Manasquan

Man injured after sailboat crashes into jetty in Manasquan (7/7/16)

MANASQUAN - A man was injured after his sailboat crashed into a jetty in Manasquan Wednesday afternoon.

According to the lifeguards who helped in the rescue, the driver of the boat was a man who appeared to be in his 60s. He was taken to the hospital with a head injury, but is expected to be OK.

The lifeguards say that the boat appeared to be coming straight in toward the shore and ran aground on the rocks.

Officials say that they believe that the man either fell asleep or passed out prior to the crash. Temperatures were very warm, so there is speculation the man suffered from heat stroke.

Recovery crews were able to remove the boat from the shore late Thursday morning.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Crowds come for the hard ciders and stay 1 East End: The Riverhead Ciderhouse
Police say two teenagers were shot just before 2 Police respond to possible shooting in Jersey City
A person has barricaded his or herself inside 3 Suspect in custody after Elizabeth standoff; child unharmed
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 4 Neighborhood Brief for March 26
Neighborhood Brief for March 26 5 Neighborhood Brief for March 26

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE