The speedboat in Padstow harbour
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Padstow speedboat flips over: Two dead, four injured

Two people have died when a speedboat flipped over in waters off Cornwall.

Four others were seriously injured in the crash in the Camel Estuary off Padstow in North Cornwall.

The Maritime and Coastguard Agency confirmed the injured people had been flown to Derrfiord Hospital in Plymouth for treatment.

Jo Rawlings, a press officer for the Maritime and Coastguard Agency, said people nearby had reported the vessel was "out of control for a short time".

  • 05 May 2013
  • From the section UK