4 hurt when boat runs aground near LBI

 6ABC says the accident occurred between Holgate on LBI and Little Egg Harbor Twp. (Image via Google Earth)

6ABC says the accident occurred between Holgate on LBI and Little Egg Harbor Twp. (Image via Google Earth)

 Four people were injured when a sport fishing boat ran aground in on the Jersey Shore.

But it’s not yet known what caused the accident, which was reported around 1:40 p.m. Saturday.

Authorities say 13 people were aboard the 53-foot boat when it went aground near Long Beach Island.

Four of them suffered head and/or neck injuries and were being treated at hospitals. But their injuries were not considered life-threatening.

No other vessels were involved in the incident.

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