For Release: July 21, 2012
Originator: Staff Sergeant Murray Drinkwalter, 20 Division, 905-825-4747 Ext: 2210
Contact: Staff Sergeant Murray Drinkwalter, 20 Division, 905-825-4747 Ext: 2210
Location: Oakville, ON
Three Injured in Boat Explosion - Oakville Harbour
Halton Regional Regional Police and Oakville Fire Department are currently on scene investigating an explosion on a power-boat in Oakville harbour.
Shortly after 3:30 pm on July 21st, a power boat that was moored, exploded. Three persons were on board at the time of the incident.
A 53 year old woman has been airlifted to Hamilton General Hospital with serious injuries.
A 56 year old male was taken by land ambulance to Hamilton General Hospital with undetermined injuries.
A 45 year old male was taken by land ambulance to Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital with undetermined injuries.
Police investigators and members of the Halton Regional Police Marine Unit are currently on scene and the Ontario Fire Marshall's Office has been contacted.
Oakville Harbour is currently closed.