New York ferry accident leaves at least 30 injured

Emergency crews tend to injured victims after a ferry accident in Manhattan on Jan. 9, 2013. (Photo: CNN)

Emergency crews tend to injured victims after a ferry accident in Manhattan on Jan. 9, 2013. (Photo: CNN)

NEW YORK (FoxNews.com) — At least 30 people were injured and one critically on a commuter ferry after it hit a dock in Lower Manhattan Wednesday morning, the FDNY said in a statement.

According to Fox News, those injured were being treated at the scene. There were no immediate details of the injuries. Reports on the number of those injured vary.

Fire fighters were seen setting up a temporary staging area on the dock with stretchers and other medical equipment and some passengers were being removed from the ferry on stretchers for evaluation.

New York City’s emergency notification system sent an alert that emergency personnel were on the scene investigating and commuters should expect delays in the area.

Fox 5 News reported that the boat was the Sea Streak Ferry, which provides daily service from Atlantic Highlands and Conners Highlands in New Jersey to Pier 11.