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Three injured as ‘rogue wave’ hits boat off Shark Bay coast

A lady is believed to have been critically injured after a rogue wave hit a tour boat close to Shark Bay off Western Australia’s coast.

The lady, regarded as in her 60s, was one among three folks harm when the incident occurred round 2.30pm on Tuesday, about 20 kilometres off Shark Bay.

A Royal Flying Physician Service spokeswoman mentioned the three sufferers had been as a result of fly to Jandakot Airport about 8pm on Tuesday earlier than being taken to Royal Perth Hospital.

St John Ambulance despatched three crews to help the sufferers however needed to await the vessel to achieve a jetty, a spokeswoman mentioned.

The sufferers had been taken to a nursing publish in Shark Bay, about 800 kilometres north of Perth, the St John spokeswoman mentioned. The city doesn’t have its personal hospital.

The boat is known to have had 12 passengers on board when the incident occurred.




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