Three injured in speedboat collision

Three passengers were injured in a collision at sea between two speedboats near the island of Fonadhoo in front of Male’.

According to police, a speedboat en route to Club Rannaalhi Resort from the airport collided with a Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) vessel travelling from Male’ to Hulhumale’ around 10:30pm on Thursday night.

Both vessels were seriously damaged in the accident, police noted. The injured passengers were taken to ADK hospital for treatment.

At the time of the collision, 11 people were on-board the ‘Adaaran’ speedboat and 23 on the MTCC speedboat.