Police: Man thrown from boat after engine explodes

A man is recovering after being thrown from his boat after the engine exploded in Merrick.  Police say the 43-year-old was on the water in Freeport yesterday when he started having engine problems.

News 12 Staff

Aug 17, 2015, 3:41 PM

Updated 3,206 days ago

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Police: Man thrown from boat after engine explodes
A man is recovering after being thrown from his boat after the engine exploded in Merrick. 
Police say the 43-year-old was on the water in Freeport yesterday when he started having engine problems.
According to police, the man was able to get it to a dock in Merrick and that's where it exploded. 
Police say the victim suffered minor burns to his face, arms and legs. 


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