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Ten rescued from sinking speedboat in Athlone

Aug 15, 2022 09:08 By Shannonside News
Ten rescued from sinking speedboat in Athlone Ten rescued from sinking speedboat in Athlone
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The incident happened near the M6 Bridge in Athlone on Saturday night

Ten people were rescued from a sinking speedboat in the River Shannon at the weekend.

The incident happened near the M6 Bridge  in Athlone shortly before ten o ' clock on Saturday night.

A crew from the RNLI base at Coosan Point reached the scene in six minutes and on arrival found that the 10 people onboard had been transferred to another vessel while the speedboat had capsized and sank.

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No one was injured in the incident.

 

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