Jul 10, 2013 2:00 PM
PORT ARANSAS - The Station Street pier in Port Aransas is now off-limits due to damage from a loaded ferry that slammed into the structure. We're told the ferry was about to dock on the Port Aransas side of the crossing when one engine lost power.
The operator tried to compensate and make it across, but the second engine then lost power. Another ferry operator then attempted to use his vessel to keep the drifting ferry from hitting the pier.
There were 25 passengers in 12 cars on the vessel at the time of the crash. No one was injured.
The Coast Guard is handling the investigation.
1 hour ago
Do you have a tip, information about a breaking news story, or a story idea for 6 Investigates? Contact the KRIS 6 News Desk at 361-884-6666 or send us an email.
Send us your feedback. We want to hear from you!
Look at photos and videos and share them!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Website
Get KRISTV.com on your mobile or PDA!
|KRISTV.COM Mobile Apps
Get our mobile apps on your mobile or PDA!
See the latest winning numbers!
|6 News Team
Read about your favorite KRIS-TV personalities!
|FCC Online Public File
FCC Public File of Records, Reports, and more