Multiple Shark Bites To Surfers Reported In New Smyrna Beach

By on September 18, 2016 in WNDB News

Beach Safety vehicle credit Volusia Beach Safety

New Smyrna Beach, FL-Beach Safety officers reporting three shark bites today and say they all happened just south of the jetty in New Smyrna Beach.

The first one involved a 43-year-old man from Longwood who was bitten on the lower leg and ankle area while surfing around 10:40 AM today. He had “significant lacerations” and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The next bite was to a 36-year-old man from Miami who was bitten on both hands while surfing. He also had “significant lacerations” and was taken the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The third bite happened just before 1 PM to a 16-year-old from New Smyrna. He was bitten on the inner thigh while surfing. His injury was a minor laceration and he was not transported to the hospital.

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