Four rescued at sea after boat capsizes; two still missing

Great Stirrup Cay.

Four men are safe today after they were rescued yesterday by emergency services after their boat capsized.

According to reports, police received information from Bahamas Air Sea Rescue Association of a vessel in distress shortly after 4:00 a.m. on Sunday.

The Royal Bahamas Police Force Marine Section, the Royal Bahamas Defense Force, along with Basra, conducted a search in the area of Great Stirrup Cay and located four males who were adrift – three Bahamians and one Honduran.

Two other men however, are reportedly still missing. Police are actively investigating the matter.

 

The vehicle that crashed on Eleuthera yesterday.

In other news, according to various reports from the island, a car traveling East on Queens Highway between the settlement of The Current and Lower Bogue, Eleuthera crashed into bushes after the driver lost control.

The accident occurred approximately 5:30 p.m.

The driver sustained serious injuries, including a broken leg, and was airlifted to the capital for further treatment. It is reported that he has a broken leg.