4 rescued after boat overturns near Chesapeake Bay Bridge

Rescue crews saved four people from an overturned boat in the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland Thursday night.

Anne Arundel County Fire received a distress call at around 9 p.m. Thursday and responded to the scene about half a mile south of the Bay Bridge.

Paramedics evaluated one person for injuries. The person was then helicoptered to a nearby hospital.

Officials didn’t immediately say what caused the vessel to overturn, or give the identities of those involved.

The Associated Press contributed to this story. 

Luke Garrett

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