Coast Guard responds to jet ski accident in Key West, Fla.

7th Coast Guard District NewsKEY WEST, Fla. – Coast Guard and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWCC) responded to a jet ski accident in Key West, Fla., Friday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Key West received notification from the Key West Police Department at approximately 11:10 a.m. of an injured woman with a possible broken leg.

The injury was sustained while on a jet ski tour when the jet ski hit a wave and the woman and her husband fell off the jet ski.

A Coast Guard Station Key West 24-foot Special Purpose Craft-Shallow Water boatcrew immediately responded and a Coast Guard 33-foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement Boatcrew transported Emergency Medical Services to the scene. The woman was ultimately transferred to the Lower Keys Medical Center for further evaluation.

FWC is investigating the accident.

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