Coast Guard responds to tug allision with Old Bonner Bridge, North Carolina

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Coast Guard responds to tugboat allision with Old Bonner Bridge, North Carolina

OREGON INLET, N.C. — The Coast Guard responded to the allision of the tugboat Miss Bonnie with the Old Bonner Bridge in Oregon Inlet, Sunday afternoon.

The Coast Guard received the report of the allision from a good Samaritan at approximately 12:09 p.m..

The tugboat is currently semi-submerged, leaning up against the Old Bonner Bridge. All eight people aboard the tugboat returned to shore safely and reported they had no injuries. No pollution has been reported.

The cause of the case is currently under investigation.