Published On: Fri, Jun 19th, 2015

Cruise ship with 274 on board crashed in New York

Cruise-Ship-Generic-San-DieThe Saint Laurent, a cruise ship owned International Shipping Partners by with 274 passengers and crew on board has crashed into a wall in a river lock in upstate New York, USA. At least eight injuries are reported

The U.S. Coast Guard says the 286-foot Saint Laurent hit a wall in the Eisenhower Lock in the Saint Lawrence Seaway in Massena, near the Canadian border, Thursday night.

The Watertown Daily Times reports at least eight people suffered injury. They were taken off the ship for treatment. Other passengers remained in the ship’s lobby.

The water has been drained from the lock, and the ship will remain there with both doors closed until it can be moved.