Boat Recovered After July 4th Collision On Cashie River

By: Dan Yesenosky/ April Davis
By: Dan Yesenosky/ April Davis

A boat that was involved in a collision Tuesday with another boat has been pulled from the Cashie River. Five people were injured in that collision.

TowBoat US in Beaufort recovered the boat Friday morning that sank to the bottom of the Bertie County river.

William Tadlock remains in critical condition at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

The North Carolina Wildlife Commission is investigating the mishap and said it needed to sunken boat to help determine who was at fault.


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A woman injured in a boat crash in Bertie County is recovering after being thrown overboard Tuesday.

Amanda Vincent and her family were in a boat that collided with another boat on the Cashie River Tuesday just before 5:00 p.m. Amanda and her brother were thrown from the boat. Both are on crutches and will need MRIs. Even with the injuries, she says she took quick action, using CPR on Travis until he became responsive. She says her fiance Travis Jackson was driving, and saved their lives by turning the boat to the right at the last second.

"If it wasn't for the reaction of the driver Travis I honestly don't think we'd be here today," said Vincent.

The N.C. Wildlife Commission is investigating. No charges have been filed in the case at this time.


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