09/05/2013

Video: DC police boat crashes responding to call

Police were rescuing two people who jumped off a boat when the crash occurred; no one was hurt

MyFoxDC

WASHINGTON, D.C. — New details have been released about a dramatic boat crash involving a D.C. Harbor Police boat.

One of the department's boats hit a vessel docked at Washington Harbor in Georgetown Saturday night.

D.C. police released a statement Tuesday saying the unit was responding to a call that two people had jumped off a boat and were swimming towards the Lincoln Memorial.

No one was hurt in the crash.

The boat that was struck partially sank before it was towed to a marina in Alexandria.

The incident remains under investigation.

Reprinted with permission from MyFoxDC

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