Search Underway for Car Thought to Have Fallen from Ferry

Credit: U.S. Coast Guard
Credit: U.S. Coast Guard

Published Feb 18, 2020 7:31 PM by The Maritime Executive

Rescue teams in Miami are searching for a car in the water at Government Cut near Fisher Island.

The vessel is believed to have fallen from a Fisher Island Ferry on Tuesday afternoon. It is unclear yet whether or not the car was occupied.

The U.S. Coast Guard, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department and Miami-Dade Police are involved in the search operation which includes divers and a helicopter.


#UPDATE ?@USCG? & ?@MiamiDadeFire? continue response efforts to vehicle in the water near #FishersIsland. Continue to follow us for updates.#Ready #Responsive pic.twitter.com/SDOPYc0GsB

— USCGSoutheast (@USCGSoutheast) February 18, 2020