Seven people injured as motor boat slams into quay on west Japan island
Japan Times -- Sep 24
Six people were injured, three of them seriously, when a motor boat carrying them slammed into a quay Sunday morning on an island in Onomichi, Hiroshima Prefecture.

The injured passengers on the boat, measuring about 7 meters in length, were two women aged 28 and 85 and a 62-year-old male skipper, according to the local Japan Coast Guard office. A 3-year-old boy was also among seven people on board, it said.

The boat departed a port in Onomichi at around 9:20 a.m. Sunday and slammed into a quay on Mukaishima Island, which is a few hundred meters from Onomichi. The people aboard the boat were heading for Okunoshima Island in Takehara, Hiroshima Prefecture.

News source: Japan Times
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