2 injured after pontoon boat and Quyon ferry collide

Ottawa fire officials say two people were sent to hospital after a pontoon boat and the Quyon ferry collided on the Ottawa River on Monday evening. Quyon Ferry Image

Two adults, a child and a dog were rescued by Ottawa Fire Services after a pontoon boat collided with the Quyon ferry on Monday evening.

Ottawa fire officials say they received a call for service at around 5 p.m. after multiple 911 calls reported a collision between the ferry at Quyon Harbour and a pontoon boat.

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The pontoon boat had two adults, a child and a dog on board at the time of the crash, officials say.

As a result of the collision, one adult sustained serious injuries and the second adult suffered minor injuries.

Everyone was safely removed from the pontoon boat and brought to the Ontario shoreline by Ottawa Fire Services.

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The two injured in the collision were transported to hospital by Ottawa paramedics.

No one on the ferry sustained any injuries.

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