Multiple jet ski accidents injure 5 on the Jersey Shore

Jet ski (NewsWorks file photo)

Jet ski (NewsWorks file photo)

Five people have been hospitalized following two personal watercraft crashes in New Jersey.

State troopers say the first crash happened in the bay near a bridge in Ocean City, New Jersey, around 1 p.m. Sunday when two personal watercrafts collided. Three people sustained injuries that weren’t considered life-threatening, and a fourth was airlifted to a hospital in stable condition.

The second crash occurred a short time later in Galloway Township, where a woman ran aground. Police say she was also airlifted to a hospital. It’s unclear what the woman’s condition is.

Troopers are investigating both incidents.

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