Ferry gets stuck on sandbar in river near pier; no injuries

By on November 27, 2017


East River and UN (Roosevelt Is, NY; Dec 2006)  (Photo By mksfly - originally posted to Flickr as East River and UN, CC BY-SA 2.0)
East River and UN (Roosevelt Is, NY; Dec 2006) (Photo By mksfly – originally posted to Flickr as East River and UN, CC BY-SA 2.0)

NEW YORK— Police say a ferry has become lodged on a sandbar in New York’s East River.

It happened Monday evening about 100 feet from a pier near the South Street Seaport in lower Manhattan.

Police and fire rescue units are at the scene.

No injuries have been reported.