Two Seriously Injured In Panama City Parasailing Crash

Posted at 10:45 PM, Jul 01, 2013
and last updated 2013-07-01 22:45:00-04

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Officials say at least two people were seriously injured when a parasail crashed in Panama City Beach.

The Bay County Sheriff's Office reports that a parasail had been attached to a boat Monday afternoon when the line broke. One victim dropped into the Gulf of Mexico and was rescued. The News Herald reports that two other people continued on until the parasail crashed into a nearby parking lot.

The victims weren't immediately identified. Officials say they were transported to a local hospital.