Four people sustained indefinite injuries when a water taxi with six people on board ran aground near Tofino, BC
Navy Lt. Pamela Hogan, a public affairs officer, says the Coast Guard vessel Cape Ann was responding to a report of a 7.6-meter vessel that ran aground about 14 kilometers north of Tofino.
She says four of the six people on board the taxi were initially taken to hospital in Tofino for treatment, and their injuries are unknown.
Hogan says the Cape Ann towed the damaged water taxi to Tofino after the occupants were transported to the community dock on board another vessel.
The incident was reported Tuesday around 9:30 p.m.
Hogan says the nearby Ahousaht Coast Guard Auxiliary received the original report that the taxi ran aground, asking the Coast Guard to steer the Cape Ann.
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