Myrtle Beach Fire Dept.: One person hospitalized after jet ski crash on waterway


One person went to the hospital following a jet ski crash on the Intracoastal Waterway on Wednesday morning.

Multiple crews responded to an area near a Grande Dunes marina around 10 a.m. for the incident, said Lt. Christian Sliker with Myrtle Beach Fire Department.

Two jet skis collided, sending one person to the hospital, Sliker said.

Crews cleared the scene just before 11:30 a.m.

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