Macau Ferry Crash Injures 57

More than 50 people were injured when a high-speed Hong Kong ferry crashed into a sea wall near the gambling enclave of Macau.
 
Shun Tak, which operates the ferry system, said in a statement that the boat was carrying 220 passengers and 13 crew when it hit the breakwater Friday morning while traveling at about 65 km per hour.

A ferry sails across the Casino Sands Macau on Dec. 19, 2009. /AP A ferry sails across the Casino Sands' Macau on Dec. 19, 2009. /AP

The company said 57 people were taken to hospitals with minor injuries.
 
The cause of the accident is under investigation.

VOA News / Jun. 14, 2014 08:45 KST