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At Least Four Injured After Boat Capsizes at the Lockport Cave

At Least Four Injured After Boat Capsizes at the Lockport Cave

Lockport, NY – A tour boat with 36 people onboard capsized on Monday, June 12, 2023, at the Lockport Cave & Underground during a tour around 11:30 a.m. At least four people were injured as a result of this incident. The accident is currently under investigation.

It was later released one person was trapped underneath the boat and died at the scene. Eleven people were transported to the hospital with injuries.

Boating Accidents 

Unfortunately, over 4,000 boating accidents occur each year in the United States. In this devastating accident, the family of the victim should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the accident. This includes reviewing: 

  • Boat maintenance history
  • Capacity of the boat
  • Evaluation of weather conditions
  • Mechanical defects
  • Boat design problems
  • Repair or maintenance mistakes
  • Evaluation if Lockport Cave & Underground safety guidelines are in place and up to code

Boating Accident Attorneys 

At The Barnes Firm, our experienced and trusted team of attorneys have represented many families affected by boating accidents 

The Barnes Firm: (800) 800-0000 

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