Tug boat and fishing boat collide in James River near Hopewell, Va.

5th Coast Guard District NewsPORTSMOUTH, Va. — The tug boat Lisa Moran and a 24-foot recreational fishing boat collided while in the James River near Hopewell, Va., at approximately 3 a.m., Thursday.

The two men aboard the fishing vessel were ejected as a result of the collision.

The crew aboard the tug successfully recovered both men, neither were injured.

Members of the Henrico County Police and Fire departments responded to the scene.

Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a call from a member of the Henrico County Police reporting the incident.

Coast Guard inspections and investigations personnel have responded to investigate.

There have been no reports of pollution.

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