Coast Guard: Ship, barge collide in Texas harbor

AP News
Posted: Oct 30, 2015 6:04 AM

CORPUS CHRISIT, Texas (AP) — The Coast Guard is investigating after a collision between a ship and a barge at a harbor in Corpus Christi, Texas.

The Coast Guard says it happened Thursday night around 10:30 p.m. and involved a 480-foot cargo ship and a barge that was moored at the Corpus Christi Inner Harbor.

A man at the scene was sent to the hospital with a possible knee injury.

The Coast Guard says no pollution was reported after the collision. The barge wasn't loaded and the cargo ship, called Ocean Freedom, was carrying steel.