3:49 PM A father and son whose dinghy overturned in the waters near San Francisco’s Hunters Point have been rescued, according to a U.S. Coast Guard seaman.
The dinghy collided with a motor vessel around 12:25 p.m., causing the dinghy to flip over and the father and son to be thrown into the water, Coast Guard Seaman Adam Stanton said.
The father was able to climb on top of the capsized hull, but his son, who is in his 20s, was trapped underneath the dinghy, he said.
The Coast Guard learned of the accident and dispatched a 25-foot response boat and helicopter to the scene. Both were rescued and taken to Oyster Point, where one was given CPR, San Francisco fire Lt. Mindy Talmadge said.
The victims were taken to San Francisco General Hospital by ambulance.
The father is in stable condition, but Stanton said he did not know the son’s condition.
The South San Francisco Fire Department and the San Francisco Fire Department provided assistance.
Rachel Purdy, Bay City News
2:03 PM One person is missing in the Bay this afternoon following a boating accident in the water near San Francisco’s Hunters Point, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard received word at about 12:25 p.m. that a dinghy and a motor vessel had collided.
The impact caused the dinghy to overturn, and the two people on board were thrown into the water, Coast Guard officials said.
One was able to climb on top of the capsized hull, and a search is under way for the second person, according to the Coast Guard.
The Coast Guard has dispatched a 25-foot response boat and a helicopter to the scene.
The cause of the collision has not been determined.