A 10-year-old boy is in serious condition after being struck by a boat propeller in the Five Towns Friday, according to Nassau County Police.
The boy was swimming in the waters near Cedarhurst Yacht Club when he was struck by a moving boat propeller, cops said.
Police, Coast Guard, marine, and aviation units rushed to the scene after the call was received at 2:23 p.m. Friday, cops said.
The boy was transported to a nearby hospital to be treated for his injuries, cops said. He is reportedly listed in serious condition.
Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department was joined by Long Beach in the rescue, according to Long Beach Fire Commissioner Scott Kemins.
Police did not release the identity of the boy.
The investigation is ongoing.
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