WAREHAM, Mass. — A swimmer was hospitalized after being struck by a boat in Bourne Cove on Sunday morning, according to a release from the Wareham Department of Natural Resources.
The victim sustained "extensive injuries" from the boat propeller. First-responders administered life-saving first aid to the victim to control the bleeding before transporting the victim to a nearby hospital. The incident occurred around 11:45 a.m.
The operator of the boat helped tend to the victim's wounds before first-responders arrived, according to the release. That person also remained on scene following the arrival of officials.
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