Tugboat Sinks near Tappan Zee Bridge

Thursday, just after noon time, a tugboat began taking on water near the Tappan Zee Bridge construction site.  First responders arrived in a fire boat from the Nyack volunteer firefighters. They were supported by members of the Piermont dive team and the Rockland County Sheriff’s Department. Rescuers found a 47-foot tugboat submerged in nine-feet of water. Two people on the boat were able to safely evacuated before rescuers arrived. There were no injuries.

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